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

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

by Diane Devereaux - The Canning Diva


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The 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, understand the science behind safe food preservation, and enjoy delicious recipes for stocking your kitchen and feeding your family.

In the pages of this all-in-one pressure canning roadmap you’ll find:

  • An overview of pressure canning basics that includes guidance for buying a pressure canner and pressure canning fundamentals
  • More than 80 pressure canning recipes for: stocks, broths, soups, and stews; meats including wild game and fish; meals-in-a-jar; tomatoes and vegetables; beans and legumes; and more
  • Pressure canning charts for safely canning vegetables and meats that include quantity, yield, jar size, processing time, and PSI gauge guidance
  • A “First Batches” Chapter that includes two practice recipes for those new to pressure canning

With The Complete Guide to Pressure Canning, readers of all skill levels will learn to successfully preserve and serve wholesome, nourishing foods that everyone will enjoy.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781641520904
Publisher: Callisto Media
Publication date: 07/24/2018
Pages: 230
Sales rank: 81,227
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

DIANE DEVEREAUX is The Canning Diva®, a nationally syndicated food preservation expert, television presenter, instructor, mother of two, and author of Canning Full Circle: From Garden to Jar to Table. Devereaux has bridged the generational gap of traditional canning methods for almost a decade, teaching the art and craft of home canning to busy families across America.

Table of Contents

Introduction xi

Part 1 Canning 101

Chapter 1 Canning Fundamentals 1

Chapter 2 The Pressure Canner's Kitchen 11

Chapter 3 Your First Batches 21

Green Beans 23

Chicken Breasts 26

Part 2 The Recipes

Chapter 4 Tomatoes and Vegetables 37

Whole or Halved Tomatoes 44

Tomato Juice 45

Stewed Tomatoes 46

Basil Diced Tomatoes 47

Bloody Mary Mix 48

Tomato Chutney 49

Roasted Tomatillo Chutney 50

Candied Jalapeños 52

Caraway and Ginger Carrots 53

Cream-Style Corn 54

Beets 55

Pumpkin and Winter Squash 56

Peppered Bacon Green Beans 57

Mixed Vegetables 58

Garlic and Bacon Brussels Sprouts 59

Southern Collard Greens 60

Chapter 5 Beans and Legumes 63

Five-Bean Medley 66

Butternut Squash and Chickpea Hash 67

Homestyle Baked Beans 68

Pork and Black Beans 70

Stewed Garbanzo Beans 72

Vegan Gumbo 73

Pumpkin with White Beans and Bacon 74

White Bean and Portobello Pot Roast 76

Roasted Tomatillo Chickpeas 78

Ribollita 80

Cajun Black-Eyed Peas 82

White Bean Ragout 84

Lentil Sausage Casserole 86

Chicken with Red Beans and Rum 88

Chapter 6 Stocks, Broths, Soups, and Stews 91

Fish Stock 95

Beef Bone Stock 96

Chicken Stock 98

Roasted Vegetable Stock 100

Shellfish Stock 102

Beef Broth 103

Chicken Broth 104

Vegetable Broth 105

Chicken Soup 106

Enchilada Chicken Soup 107

Borscht 108

Beef Stew 110

Chicken Chow Mein Soup 111

Drunken Pork Stew 112

Lentil Soup with Carrots and Tomatoes 113

Vegetable Stew 114

Carrot Soup 115

Sausage and Bean Soup 116

Tomato Soup 118

French Onion Soup 119

Loaded Potato Soup 120

Moroccan Sweet Potato Soup 121

Irish Stout Beef Stew 122

Hearty Hamburger Stew 124

Sun-Dried Tomato Soup 125

Zesty Pork and Squash Stew 126

Ham and Navy Bean Soup 128

Split Pea Soup with Ham 130

Chapter 7 Poultry, Meat, Wild Game, and Fish 133

Turkey Sausage 137

BBQ Pulled Pork 141

Beef Tips and Gravy 145

Beef Paprikash 146

Venison Steak Diane 150

Venison Stroganoff 151

Rabbit (or Pheasant) Cacciatore 152

German Rabbit Stew 153

Chapter 8 Meals in a Jar 157

Beef Burgundy 158

Beef Stroganoff 160

Chicken Cacciatore 161

Chicken Potpie Filling 162

Sloppy Joes 163

Meat and Bean Chili 164

White Chicken Chili 166

Cabbage Roll Stuffing 167

Spaghetti Meat Sauce 168

Garden Spaghetti Sauce 170

Tasty Beef and Vegetables 171

Chicken Corn Chowder 172

Classic Goulash Base 173

Hungarian Goulash 174

Asian Chicken Thighs 175

Salsa Verde Chicken 176

Pot Roast 178

Fall Pot Roast 180

Irish Jig in a Jar 182

Chicken Curry with Vegetables 184

Chapter 9 Pressure Canning to Till Your Pantry 187

Appendix A Altitudes of Cities in the United States and Canada 195

Appendix B The Dirty Dozen and Clean FifteenTH 196

Appendix C Measurement Conversion Tables 197

Glossary 198

Resources 201

References 202

Recipe Index 204

Index 206

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