Carolina Canning Tips

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Carolina Canning

Carolina Canning is dedicated to helping you preserve safe, high quality foods. There are numerous resources for preserving foods. Many of them are not safe, including recipes passed down from previous generations and random internet searches. Clemson Extension provides only research-based information, procedures and instructions and may be relied upon for up-to-date, safe and accurate information. Below are some tips for making sure your food preservation adventures are safe.

  • Summer Squash: Photo Credit Shutterstock

    Pressure Cooker Photo Credit Wisconsin Extension

    Smooth Top Range Photo Credit Shutterstock

    Old Time Canning Photo Credit USDA

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    Strawberries and Jam Photo Credit Shutterstock

    Botulism Photo Credit: Shutterstock

    Canning Jars Photo Credit Shutterstock

    Headspace Photo Credit Shutterstock

    empy jars waiting to be filled Photo Credit Shutterstock

    Electric Canner Photo Credit KitchenKrafts

    Pressure Canning Revisted

    Freezer gage

  • Turkey with thermometer Photo Credit USDA

    Burned out lightbulb Photo Credit Shutterstock

    Check equipment

    Safetly Storing Food

    gavel Photo Credit Shutterstock

    Electric Jam & Jelly Maker Photo Credit

    Revisting Botulism

    Bacon Photo Credit Shutterstock

    mason jars Photo Credit Shutterstock

    Shelf of full canning jars Photo Credit: Shutterstock


    Summer Squash: Photo Credit Shutterstock


  • basket of peaches

    Pressure canner

    Black-Eyed Peas: Photo Credit Shutterstock


    tomatoes on vine

    red and green apples

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    cakes and breads

    Canning Gifts

    Cheese cubes - Do not can dairy at home

    Dried fruit - Available Moisture

    Jars of pickles

  • Get ready for canning season

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    Carrots - What is pH?

    Safe, reliable recipes

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    Canning Reminders

    Canning Thanksgiving Specialties

    Canning Meat and Poultry

    Freezing Eggs

    Preserving Spring Greens