Canning Tips

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

Strawberry rows: Photo Credit Shutterstock

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Canning Gifts

Cheese cubes - Do not can dairy at home

Dried fruit - Available Moisture

Jars of pickles

Get ready for canning season

What about steam canners?

Green beans - Why Blanch?

Carrots - What is pH?

Safe, reliable recipes

Fermenting Vegetables: Sauerkraut

Canning Reminders

Canning Thanksgiving Specialties

Canning Meat and Poultry

Freezing Eggs

Preserving Spring Greens