Three Tips for Canning Safety


1. Follow the recipe

Canning recipes can get very specific about the sort of salt or the amount and type of lemon juice you’re using. If you’re not a seasoned canner, it’s important to follow those recipes to the letter. Salt and acids (like in lemon juice) are what help keep bacteria at bay.

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