and Preserving Food
For the purposes of our discussions, the Canning and
Preserving of Food is not the same thing as Food Storage. To
properly Can and Preserve Food takes certain skills, equipment,
knowledge, desire and even some investment of money. It is not
On the other hand, anyone with very little effort
or equipment can have a Food Storage. Click here for more on Food
However, Canning and Preserving Food can be
very rewarding with big returns for those who endure a
little work and make it happen. Below are some descriptions of
the various ways in which you can prepare food by Canning and
This process involves preparing the food and then storing it in
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This can be done using the sun or a dehydrator to remove
the moisture from food. It can be used to prepare fruits and
meats for storage and they will remain good at room
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This process uses the convenience of a freezer in lowering the
temperature of the food to below freezing to preserve it.
However, a drawback is that the food is only preserved as long
the temperature remains below freezing. Click here to learn more about Freezing
Juicing - This
is done by extracting the juices from fruit and they can be
preserved by freezing or bottling.
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Sealing Food in Tin
Cans - This
takes special canning equipment that can seal the lid
on a metal can after food has been inserted. If you have
access to this equipment, you can put food in
tin cans and then seal the lids shut. You will need a can
opener to open the can, just like the canned goods you
purchase at the store.