Food Safety in Home Preservation General Information Home Canning Videos Freezing Your Home Storage Preserving by Dehydrating Troubleshooting Mishaps Sources for Supplies

Read this first to learn 'How Food Preservation Works'



Food Safety in Home Preservation

Food Safety & Preservation - Colorado State University Extension

Food Safety and Food Preservation

Unsafe Canning Methods - Penn State Extension


General Home Preservation Information

Costs of Canning Your Own Food - Colorado State University Extension

National Center for Home Food Preservation

Storing Vegetables at Home (UGA - University of Wisconsin) (PDF)

Storing Vegetables and Fruits at Home (Washington State University) (PDF)

Storing Vegetables and Fruits at Home (Purdue University) (PDF)

Utah State University Extension Service - Food Preservation Publications (PDF)

Food Preserving FAQ - Part 1 thru 6 (HTML version)
Downloadable Plain Text version


Home Canning 'How To' Videos

Home Canning Basics Video: Part 1 - Introduction to Canning

Home Canning Basics Video: Part 2 - Equipment, 2 Types of Canners, Canning Terms

Home Canning Basics Video: Part 3 - Easy Steps to Home Canning

Home Canning Basics Video: Part 4 - Water Bath Canning

Home Canning Basics Video: Part 5A - Pressure Canning I

Home Canning Basics Video: Part 5B - Pressure Canning II

Canning Green Beans with a Pressure Canner

The Basics of Jam Making

What is a Good Canning Seal?

How to Can Fruits & Vegetables - Series of 18 videos from Expert Village.com


Freezing Your Home Storage

Approximate Refrigerator/Freezer Storage times

National Center for Home Food Preservation: How do I freeze?

Some tips on freezing cooked food for future meals, also known as "planned overs"!

Freezing Convenience Foods That You've Prepared at Home (Oregon State Univ. - PDF)

How to Freeze Food for Storage


Dehydrating Food

National Center for Home Food Preservation: How do I dry?

A series of videos on preserving and storing food by dehydration


Troubleshooting Home Preservation Mishaps

Common Canning Problems - Clemson University Extension


Sources For Canning Equipment and Supplies

Ball Canning Supplies (Jars, Mixes, etc.)

Presto Canners, Replacement Parts, and Instruction manuals

The Canning Pantry - Canning supplies, grain mills, dehydrators, etc.

Mrs. Wages - Mixes, etc.

Kitchen Crafts - Canning Equipment

Walmart's online canning Supply section