Home Canning Online


Review by Debbie Mazo


Canning can be a safe and economical way to preserve vegetables and fruits for your own use or for gifts. Preserving favorites like orange marmalade and then sharing these with family and friends can be a fulfilling experience and a source of pride for everyone.

Home Canning Online, hosted by Bernardin Ltd., is a compete home canning recipe resource with time-saving recipes, up-to-the-minute safety information, and step-by-step instructions. Geared to beginning preservers as well as those with more canning experience, this Website offers it all from unique recipes with exotic flavors to the traditional favorites treasured from childhood.

Home Canning Online

With all the basics in either French or English, the site's Home Canning Magazine leads the way. Use this virtual guide for fundamentals like the history of canning, the processes involved in preserving foods, and techniques for working with low and high-acid foods. If your creation doesn't pan out, don't give up. The Solution & Problems section is here to help with troubleshooting information listing causes and remedies for less than desirable results.

Ready to test your canning skills? Then, browse the virtual cookbook for the perfect home canning recipe. Enter a keyword in this searchable datable and the recipe is listed for you. For example, enter strawberries and you'll find all kinds of variations including Strawberry Rhubarb Jam, Strawberry Sauce, and Light Strawberry Spread. For extra guidance on everything from mason jars to air bubbles, you can always check out the Home Canning Tips.

From apples to zucchini, Online Home Canning has all the goods when it comes to keeping your summer bounty alive and well for the winter months ahead.


About the Writer

Debbie Mazo is a writer and editor based in Vancouver, Canada. She currently specializes in technical and marketing materials, but is also pursuing opportunities in food journalism.



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