Home Preservation Safety

[Editor's Note: Today, BlogHer kicks off a series on The Practice of Preserving, a monthly examination of how to can and preserve your locally-grown or -bought food at home. Today, Diana Prichard addresses some of the important safety considerations required for healthy preservation, and in future months, she'll talk about everything from what to do with all those tomatoes that ripen at once to how to can meat when you have a surplus. --Genie]...more

How to Pressure Can Chicken

I love canning. I love that I know exactly what is going into the food I feed my family. And, I love making use of a good deal. I don't know if it is just the accountant in me, but I love knowing that I am saving money.  ...more

Thanks jgeorgiou! I hope to help more people discover the lost arts of self-reliance.more