Always use a recipe tested for safety of the final product when canning! The USDA revised several home canning processes in 1994. Recipes published prior to 1994, should be checked against a current, reliable resource for safety. Not all recipes found on the web or in other publications are scientifically tested. Unsafe recipes and procedures may result in severe illness.
- The All New Ball® Book of Canning and Preserving, 2016
- Ball Blue Book Guide to Preserving 37th edition , 2014.
- Complete Guide to Home Canning, 2015 revision, USDA Bulletin No. 539.
- So Easy to Preserve, 6th Edition, 2014. University of Georgia Cooperative Extension, about $20 per book
- Phone: 706-542-2657 or www.soeasytopreserve.com. Office of Communications, 117 Hoke Smith Annex, Co-operative Extension Services , The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602-1456
- Putting Food By, 5th Edition. Greene, Hertzberg & Vaughan. The Stephen Greene Press, Lexington, MA, 2010.
FCHS Home Food Preservation Classes: Contact your local Rutgers Cooperative Extension county office to inquire about classes.
FCHS Master Food Preservers: These trained volunteers work with FCHS to educate the public about safe home food preservation. Contact your local FCHS professional to learn how to become a FMFP.