Sunset Canning Book

tim45z10November 20, 2012

I have a 1975 edition. Is this an accepted source today?

Also, is there an acceptable method of canning washington navel?

Tim

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canfan

Not according to this source: http://extension.psu.edu/food-safety/food-preservation/faq/old-canning-recipes

If you have recipes that you would like to know if there are updated versions or safe alternative, just call your local county extension agent.

    Bookmark   November 20, 2012 at 11:59PM
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readinglady(z8 OR)

Canning oranges is not a problem. They are a high-acid fruit. Check the link below for information on oranges, including various methods of preservation.

Carol

Here is a link that might be useful: Storing and Preserving Oranges

    Bookmark   November 21, 2012 at 1:33AM
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digdirt2(6b-7a No.Cent. AR HZ8 Sun-35)

I have a 1975 edition. Is this an accepted source today?

No, very outdated. While the instructions for some acidic foods may not have changed much, there have been several major changes in other canning guidelines since 1975. Unfortunately, even later editions of the Sunset publications have failed to incorporate needed changes in some of their instructions.

Dave

    Bookmark   November 21, 2012 at 10:11AM
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