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The Rules of Home Canning

Posted by Ron Wolford -

If home food preservation is one of the activities on your summer agenda, University of Illinois Extension has some advice for you: know what type of process the food you are preserving requires, or you may serve up some unexpected foodborne bacteria next winter. Research on home food preservation has been conducted since the early 1900's by the US Department of Agriculture and dissemin...

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