What is the most current Ball canning book?

Ball Blue Book
As of time of writing this review in June 2016 the most current one is: Ball Blue Book, 37th edition, 2014. (Note: there’s no metric in this edition, only American volume measurements. If you want metric and weights, you need to search for the UK edition of this book, titled “Ball Blue Book® Guide – Metric Edition.”)

What is the newest edition of Ball Blue Book?

The most new edition of the book you can find is the 37th edition of Blue Book. It is one of the most well-regarded books on fresh preserving and canning recipes for American canners in the United States, but there are also metric editions in the United Kingdom and South Africa.

Can you buy direct from Ball?

We are avid users of Ball’s canning products, and of course we carry one of the largest online selections of their products. Ball® has stopped selling to preservers directly, but Fillmore Container will continue to carry one of the largest varieties of Ball and Kerr jars, at the best prices.

What is Ball canning website?

Ball is a brand of home canning supplies. Home canning advice given by Ball is considered to be amongst the most reputable advice in the world from the private sector. Ball puts out one of the best-known books in the field of home canning, its famous Ball Blue Book.

What can you water bath canning?

Generally, high-acid foods or acidified foods can be safely canned in a boiling water bath canner.

  • Fruits.
  • Jams, jellies, preserves, conserves, and marmalades.
  • Tomatoes, tomato sauces without meat, tomato juice and salsa.
  • Fermented foods, such as crock/fermented pickles, kimchi, and home canned sauerkraut.

How much is a pressure cooker for canning?

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How long to pressure can potatoes?

The potatoes need to be processed in a weighted pressure canner at 10 pounds pressure for 35 minutes for pint jars and 40 minutes of quart jars if you live at an altitude of 1,000 feet above sea level or less (Image 3).

Is Ball jars going out of business?

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — The company that makes Ball Mason jars will soon close its factory in Muncie, Indiana. Manufacturing operations are scheduled to stop in the summer of 2019. Company officials say the decision was made after reviewing necessary upgrades and improvements.

Why is there a shortage of Ball canning lids?

It all began last year when the pandemic hit in early 2020. Stuck at home, people picked up gardening, then canning their harvest. “That led to a supply shortage of canning lids,” said Suzanne Driessen, University of Minnesota Extension food safety educator.

Why can’t I find canning lids?

Are Ball and mason jars the same?

A Mason jar is a molded glass jar that is originally used in canning to preserve food. Other common names for the original Mason jar include Ball jars (after the Ball Corporation), fruit jars and simply glass canning jars.

Do you cover jars with water when canning?

Once all the jars have lids and rings, lower them into your canning pot. Make sure the jars are fully submerged and are covered with about an inch of water (you need that much to ensure that they won’t become exposed during boiling).

What does the ball Blue Guide to canning do?

The Ball Blue Guide to canning is like the Bible of canning. They give you the rules and basics for safe canning with pictures and step by step instructions to follow. They also explain the reason for the canning practices and how they keep you safe from food poisoning. The book also has canning recipes for your various types of food.

Is the all new ball Book of Canning and preserving?

This book, the ALL NEW, is the book for them. Lots of ethnic recipes, lots of all new pressure canning recipes for interesting dishes, lots of interesting gourmet ingredients, and Ball has finally caught up with its Canadian sister Bernardin and let the wine flow freely in the recipes.

Are there pressure canning recipes in the Blue Book?

The pressure canning recipes are essentially the same as those in the Blue Book. One criticism that a new generation of canners has of the Blue Book is that it continues to give imprecise measures such as “1 quart chopped onion”, and then tell people not to deviate one iota in measurements or they will poison everybody.

Which is the best book for home canning?

There are now three books in the Ball line-up for home canners. I would say that the following order reflects the hierarchy. 1. Ball Blue Book; 2. Ball Complete; 3. All New Ball Book of Canning (this one) 1. If you are a beginner canner, and don’t have (1) yet, you need to get it.