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Home Canning: Apricot Jam

I’ve been getting a lot of hits on my pickled beet page from people googling “how to can beets” or something similar. I think lots of people are afraid of canning. They think it’s hard, takes lots of time, requires lots of equipment, and could potentially make you sick if done wrong. I’m here to tell you canning is super easy. It doesn’t require much time or specialized equipment, and I don’t think you’re going to kill anyone unless maybe you’re canning mushrooms. I decided I needed to write something up about canning, so I began looking for a good example. Remember those 5 lb of apricots what fell off my neighbors tree? Apricot Jam. Continue reading Home Canning: Apricot Jam