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Kathy
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  • Tonasket, WA
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Kathy replied to natalie martinkus's discussion 'Canning: Oven vs. Water-Bath'
"Bootsie-   "I am too lazy to clean the oven if a jar should break." LOL I understand that - PLUS I don't have time to add extra cleaning !! :) "there are NO short cuts.  You cannot see botulism. " So true!!As far…"
Feb 27, 2012
Kathy replied to natalie martinkus's discussion 'Canning: Oven vs. Water-Bath'
"Well, What is so confusing is they are calling it oven canning! When Happy Hollow is only vacuum sealing her foods in jars by the method of heating ! That just makes no sense to me. If the foods are dried - why heat them to the temps that will do…"
Feb 25, 2012
Kathy replied to natalie martinkus's discussion 'Canning: Oven vs. Water-Bath'
"Natalie you are welcome and the disclaimer - Thank you!! That would be awesome! And as for JUST WB canning -Now that we have it cleared up - I DID use my oven to 'dry can' peanuts! It was GREAT! Technically, a food saver- vac attachment…"
Feb 23, 2012
Kathy replied to natalie martinkus's discussion 'Canning: Oven vs. Water-Bath'
"Rachel- I too 'learned' some unsafe ways and had similar results! And yes even the pickles get processed now! "
Feb 23, 2012
Kathy replied to natalie martinkus's discussion 'Canning: Oven vs. Water-Bath'
"Great answer Rachel! Thanks! "
Feb 23, 2012
Kathy replied to natalie martinkus's discussion 'Canning: Oven vs. Water-Bath'
"Natalie - Don't be sorry for wanting documentation!!  'Tis a very good thing! I wish more people would!! I myself am becoming quite anal about it! :)The "link" was this site and your post. Sorry for the confusion - somebody…"
Feb 23, 2012
Kathy replied to natalie martinkus's discussion 'Canning: Oven vs. Water-Bath'
"I don't want to step on anybody's toes here BUT-Here are some reasons for NOT canning this old timey way: " As much as I deviate from modern canning recommendations, what they are advocating in that link is not a good idea unless…"
Feb 23, 2012
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Feb 23, 2012

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What kind of HOMEGROWN are you?
Earth Mama
A bit about me:
I live on 40 plus acres and manage two large gardens where enough is grown to fill the larder with some to sell and trade.
Then there are the critters that somehow, manage me.
Latest greatest meal cooked at home:
Every meal is cooked at home and they are all great! Mainly because 90% of the ingredients are homegrown.
Currently reading:
Seed catalogs
Currently listening to:
The roosters crowing
My latest DIY project:
making miniature green house hoops=
I marked off 1" increments and drew around the circumference of on an old 5 gallon bucket.
I then took a band saw and cut out these 'rings'. Then I cut each ring to be able to open them and use them as hoops over my vegetable starts to keep the clear trash bags off of the tray of starts. It takes three hoops for the average tray.
How did you find HOMEGROWN.org?
a friend
Web site I recommend:
http://https://www.facebook.com/groups/2261906796/10150633497886797...

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