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Best Canning Books to Read

Our list of some of the best Canning books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.

1. Ball Complete Book of Home Preserving (2006)

Best Canning Books to ReadFrom the experts, the new bible in home preserving. Ball Home Canning Products are the gold standard in home preserving supplies, the trademark jars on display in stores every summer from coast to coast. Now the experts at Ball have written a book destined to become the “bible” of home preserving. As nutrition and food quality has become more important, home canning and preserving has increased in popularity for the benefits it offers: These 400 innovative and enticing recipes include everything from salsas and savory sauces to pickling, chutneys, relishes and of course, jams, jellies, and fruit spreads, such as: The book includes…
Author(s): Judi Kingry, Lauren Devine

2. The Complete Guide to Pressure Canning: Everything You Need to Know to Can Meats, Vegetables, Meals in a Jar, and More (2018)

Best Canning Books to ReadThe Complete Guide to Pressure Canning is a safe, practical, step-by-step resource to preserve the low-acid foods that you love.From soups and stews, to meals-in-a-jar, to kitchen staples like broths and beans, pressure canning is a time-honored craft that allows you to safely and affordably preserve the food your family loves to eat.Written by The Canning Diva® Diane Devereaux, The Complete Guide to Pressure Canning delivers everything you need to confidently achieve pressure canning perfection. With The Complete Guide to Pressure Canning you will discover the ease of pressure canning,…
Author(s): Devereaux – The Canning Diva, Diane

3. Not Your Mama’s Canning Book: Modern Canned Goods and What to Make with Them (2016)

Best Canning Books to ReadAre you interested in learning how to can food or to try new recipes for canning food? Do you enjoy both savory and sweet canned goods? Rebecca Lindamood has the recipes for you!Rebecca will not only teach you how to can food with basic recipes, but she will provide alternative versions to take your canned food flavors up a notch. She will also provide recipes that highlight these unique flavor combinations so you can make use out of every canned good! From jams, jellies and preserves to pickles and relishes to drunken fruit and pressure canning, this…
Author(s): Rebecca Lindamood

4. Ball Blue Book Guide To Preserving, 37Th Edition ()

Best Canning Books to ReadColor:White brown The 37th edition of Ball Blue Book Guide to Preserving offers 200 pages that will guide you while you learn about preserving. This book provides information about equipment and step-by-step instructions for each preserving method. Also included are over 500 recipes for canning, pickling, dehydrating, freezing food, and much more!…
Author(s): Ships to France

5. Canning and Preserving for Beginners: The Essential Canning Recipes and Canning Supplies Guide (2013)

Best Canning Books to Read“Whether you are a local food movement enthusiast or just starting out on the food preservation journey, this is the resource to have.”—Eric, reader Canning and preserving is a great solution to always having local, seasonal, and budget-friendly food in your kitchen. But unless you learned how to do it in your grandmother’s kitchen, it can be difficult—not to mention dangerous—to know where to start. Canning & Preserving for Beginners explains the process of home canning with step-by-step directions and easy, flavorful canning recipes. Experience how enjoyable and delicious it can be to eat seasonally with this simple and…
Author(s): Rockridge Press

6. The Prepper’s Canning Guide: Affordably Stockpile a Lifesaving Supply of Nutritious, Delicious, Shelf-Stable Foods (2017)

Best Canning Books to ReadAs the disaster drags on for days, weeks, months or even years, food scarcity and starvation will fuel people’s desperation. Even preppers like you will need more than dried beans and rice to survive. With The Prepper’s Canning Guide, you’ll learn the lifesaving techniques to take your food storage to the next level, including how to: From food safety guidelines to grid failure canning tips, this book will guarantee your family stays safe, secure and well-fed….
Author(s): Daisy Luther

7. DIY Canning: Over 100 Small-Batch Recipes for All Seasons (2015)

Best Canning Books to Read Preserve nature’s bounty and enjoy seasonal ingredients throughout the year with over one hundred water-bath and pressure canning recipes. Offering a mix of classic, creative, and modern flavor profiles, DIY Canning makes it easy for novice and experienced canners alike to share in this time-honored cooking tradition.Learn water-bath and pressure canning techniques easily and safely with detailed, step-by-step practice recipes….
Author(s): Rockridge Press

8. The All New Ball Book Of Canning And Preserving: Over 350 of the Best Canned, Jammed, Pickled, and Preserved Recipes (2016)

Best Canning Books to ReadFrom the experts at Jarden Home Brands, makers of Ball canning products, comes the first truly comprehensive canning guide created for today's home cooks. This modern handbook boasts more than 350 of the best recipes ranging from jams and jellies to jerkies, pickles, salsas, and more-including extender recipes to create brand new dishes using your freshly preserved farmer's market finds or vegetable garden bounty. Organized by technique, The All New Ball Book of Canning and Preserving covers water bath and pressure canning, pickling, fermenting,…
Author(s): Ball Home Canning Test Kitchen

9. Complete Guide to Home Canning: Revised 2015 (2017)

Best Canning Books to ReadHome canning has changed greatly in the 180 years since it was introduced as a way to preserve food. Scientists have found ways to produce safer, higher quality products. The first part of this publication explains the scientific principles on which canning techniques are based, discusses canning equipment, and describes the proper use of jars and lids. It describes basic canning ingredients and procedures and how to use them to achieve safe, high-quality canned products. Finally, it helps you decide whether or not and how much to can.The second part of this…
Author(s): United States Department of Agriculture, Food, Agriculture, National Institute of

10. Canning for a New Generation: Updated and Expanded Edition: Bold, Fresh Flavors for the Modern Pantry (2016)

Best Canning Books to Read  In Liana Krissoff’s breakout success, Canning for a New Generation, home cooks were introduced to a hip, modern guide to canning, chock-full of approachable, time-tested, and accurate recipes, as well as intriguing new flavor pairings. In this Updated and Expanded Edition, Krissoff includes 50 new recipes for food preservation in addition to her favorites, including:     Organized by season, Krissoff’s recipes illustrate fresh ways to preserve the harvest throughout the year, employing techniques like water-bath canning that are safe and easy to follow. The recipes are all…
Author(s): Liana Krissoff, Rinne Allen

11. Grab Your Balls It’s Canning Season Canning Journal: Blank Canning Cookbook Blank Canning Recipe Pages Book Canning Journal Retro Vintage Housewife Woman With Canning Jars (2018)

Best Canning Books to ReadThe Canning Queen is proud to present our premium Canning Journal!Inspired by our founder’s love of hand written recipes.In this digital age, much of our family history is getting left by the wayside. Hand-written recipe books are being replaced by websites, blogs, and perfectly formatted, printed cookbooks.We understand the importance of family history. And nothing says “meaningful” more than a hand written family recipe book to pass on to future generations….
Author(s): The Persnickety Owl

12. The Canning Kitchen: 101 Simple Small Batch Recipes (2015)

Best Canning Books to ReadThe Canning Kitchen blends the traditions of home preserving with the tastes of the modern home cook with 101 simple, small batch recipes and vivid photography. Fill jars with canning classics such as Strawberry Rhubarb Jam and Crunchy Dill Pickles, and discover new classics like Salted Caramel Pear Butter, Bing Cherry Barbecue Sauce, and Sweet Thai Chili Chutney. With fresh ideas for every season, you’ll want to keep your canning pot handy year-round to make delicious jams, jellies, marmalades, pickles, relishes, chutneys, sweet and savory sauces, and jars of homemade pantry favourites. In addition to year-round recipes, The Canning…
Author(s): Amy Bronee

13. Blue Ribbon Canning: Award-Winning Recipes (2015)

Best Canning Books to ReadAn all-American tradition. Since the early 1800s America’s state fairs have celebrated community. Now, 200 years later, food contests and recipe judging are more popular than ever and a blue ribbon from a state fair competition still signals that the winner is truly outstanding. Blue Ribbon Canning captures the best of the best with nearly 139 home-canning recipes that have won top prizes in fairs across the nation and share the tips that show you how to follow that success. You can do it. Blue Ribbon Canning will teach you time-honored canning techniques such as:…
Author(s): Linda J. Amendt

Best Canning Books to Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some canning books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Modern Pressure Canning: Recipes and Techniques for Today’s Home Canner

Author(s): Amelia Jeanroy, Kerry Michaels (photo)
Publisher: Voyageur Press, Year: 2018, Size: 20 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2337490

Gendered Harm and Structural Violence in the British Asylum System

Author(s): Victoria Canning
Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2017, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2203434

Beyond Canning: New Techniques, Ingredients, and Flavors to Preserve, Pickle, and Ferment Like Never Before

Author(s): Autumn Giles
Publisher: Voyageur Press, Year: 2016, Size: 26 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1456267

Fresh food in a jar : pickling, freezing, drying & canning made easy

Author(s): Willis, Kimberley
Publisher: Globe Pequot, Year: 2016, Size: 21 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 1491789

Preserving Italy - Canning, Curing, Infusing, and Bottling Italian Flavors and Traditions

Author(s): Domenica Marchetti
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Year: 2016, Size: 10 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1517745

Canning for a New Generation: Updated and Expanded Edition: Bold, Fresh Flavors for the Modern Pantry

Author(s): Liana Krissoff, Rinne Allen
Publisher: Stewart, Tabori and Chang, Year: 2016, Size: 9 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 1531307

The All New Ball Book Of Canning And Preserving: Over 350 of the Best Canned, Jammed, Pickled, and Preserved Recipes

Author(s): Jarden Home Brands
Publisher: Oxmoor House, Year: 2016, Size: 6 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 1531332

Song of the Stubborn One Thousand: The Watsonville Canning Strike, 1985-87

Author(s): Peter Shapiro
Publisher: Haymarket Books, Year: 2016, Size: 1 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 1620568

A complete course in canning and related processes. Volume 1, Fundamental information on canning

Author(s): Featherstone, Susan
Publisher: Woodhead Publishing, Year: 2015, Size: 7 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1341335

British Columbia. A Natural History of Its Origins, Ecology, and Diversity with a New Look at...

Author(s): Richard Cannings,Sydney Cannings
Publisher: Perseus Books Group;Greystone Books, Year: 2015, Size: 17 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 1348286

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are absolutely record-breakers according to USA Today, others are written by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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