After not winning it at the drawing at The Easton Farmers Market (waaah!) I bought the Ball Home Canning Discovery kit because I wanted something to keep the full jars of jam from flopping around in my stockpot while they cooked/processed/did the thing that makes sure you don't kill people with botulism. It's 10 bucks, comes with three jars (I need those too), and the silicone basket thingy squishes into a drawer when you aren't using it. How perfect for me and my small kitchen!
After I bought it, I mentioned my purchase and recent canning escapades to my mom. She asked me if I could return the Ball Home Canning Discovery Kit. I told I could but didn't want to because I didn't know where she was going with the conversation.
Where she went was to her garage. My mom gave me her old canning equipment!
I have a canning pot, rack, jar lifter, canning funnel, and a few jars too.
I have to do something with all of these cucumbers!
Good thing Husband likes pickles.
Help a canning newbie out. What are your favorite canning cookbooks?
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