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Introducing the USDA's New Complete Guide to Home Canning - a 196 page, spiral-bound resource book for people who are canning for the first time or for experienced canners who want to improve their canning practices.  More...

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Introducing the USDA's New Complete Guide to Home Canning - a 196 page, spiral-bound resource book for people who are canning for the first time or for experienced canners who want to improve their canning practices.  More...

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Canning can be a fun and economical way to make fresh foods available year-round. Don't take chances with canning recipes handed down over the years. Use procedures that have been scientifically tested to ensure safe and  More...
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Freezing is a quick, convenient, and easy method of preserving foods in the home. Frozen foods are easy to serve because most of the preparation is done before freezing. Freezing preserves nutritive quality so that froze  More...
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Meat and poultry can be preserved for longer-term storage through canning, drying, or freezing. Whether it is game from a recent hunt or product bought on sale from the store, these preservation techniques provide the op  More...
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Dried foods are tasty, nutritious, lightweight, and easy to store and use. The energy input is less than what is needed to freeze or can, and the storage space is less than that needed for canning jars and freezer contai  More...
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Dried foods are tasty, nutritious, lightweight, and easy to store and use. The energy input is less than what is needed to freeze or can, and the storage space is less than that needed for canning jars and freezer contai  More...
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Looking for a way to preserve your pear harvest? Bartlett, Bosc, Anjou, and Comice are best for preserving. Kieffer is acceptable. Seckel pears are suitable for pickled and spiced products. This 3-page (PDF) publication  More...
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Looking for a way to preserve your cherry harvest? All sweet or sour cherries can be used. This 3-page (PDF) publication gives an overview of the process.  More...
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Looking for a way to preserve your strawberry harvest? Northeaster, Earliglow, Guardian, Redchief, Jewel, and Sparkle are usually excellent-quality berries for freezing. Most other varieties are suitable, especially for  More...
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Looking for a way to preserve your blueberry harvest? You can preserve any variety. This 3-page (PDF) publication gives an overview of the process.  More...
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Looking for a way to preserve your peach harvest? The best varieties for this are Glenglo, Ernie's Choice, Cresthaven, John Boy, Loring, Redhaven, and Sunhigh. Elberta is less acceptable. All are yellow free-stone peache  More...
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Looking for a way to preserve your apple harvest? For freezing, select apple varieties that are crisp and firm and not mealy textured, such as Golden Delicious, Rome Beauty, Jonathan, York Imperial, or Granny Smith. This  More...
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Looking for a way to preserve your fruit harvest? The following recipes for fruit fillings are excellent and safe products. Each canned quart makes one 8- to 9-nch pie. Fillings also may be used as toppings on desserts o  More...
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Looking for a way to preserve your harvest? Prepare them as jelly, jam, or spreads for use year-round. This 5-page (PDF) publication gives an overview of the process.  More...
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Looking for a way to preserve your herbs? Dry them! This 2-page (PDF) publication gives an overview of the process.  More...
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Looking for a way to preserve your pepper harvest? Can or freeze them. This 4-page (PDF) publication includes recipes and tells you how.  More...
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Looking for a way to preserve your green bean harvest? Can or freeze them. This 2-page (PDF) publication describes the process.  More...
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Looking for a way to preserve your sweet corn harvest? Most sweet corn varieties are acceptable for canning and freezing. Bodacious and Incredible are good extra-sweet yellow varieties. Temptation, Delectable, and Provid  More...
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Looking for a way to preserve your cucumber harvest? Turn them into pickles! This 5-page (PDF) publication describes the process and includes recipes to help you preserve the harvest.  More...
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Looking for a way to preserve your cabbage harvest? Ferment and transform that cabbage into sauerkraut. This 3-page (PDF) publication describes the process to help you preserve the harvest.  More...
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How long can you store food before its quality deteriorates or it is no longer safe to eat? This publication provides handling tips and recommendations for storing food in your cupboards, refrigerator, or freezer. 15 pag  More...
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This publication provides information about fruits and vegetables that are in season in Indiana during the spring. It describes how to select, prepare, and store broccoli, spinach, and strawberries. It also includes reci  More...
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This publication provides information about fruits and vegetables that are in season in Indiana during the summer. It describes how to select, prepare, and store cantaloupe, carrots, grapes, and tomatoes. It also include  More...
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This publication provides information about fruits and vegetables that are in season in Indiana during the autumn. It describes how to select, prepare, and store apples, pumpkins, watermelon, and winter squash. It also i  More...
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Many biologically derived substances exhibit antimicrobial properties in the foods in which they normally are found or may be developed for commercial use as additives to other foods requiring preservation. In this 103-p  More...

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This publication provides food entrepreneurs with a basic overview of various food preservation techniques, including refrigeration, drying, pasteurization, thermal processing, and acidifying, including fermentation. It  More...
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This publication provides a description of red and confused flour beetles. These beetles are often confused due to their appearance and biology. This publication provides facts about the biology, behavior and food prefer  More...
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Many kinds of cereal products and other foods stored in kitchen cabinets or elsewhere in the home may become infested with insects or other organisms commonly referred to as "pantry pests". This 4-page publication lists  More...
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This publication discusses selecting the proper fruit, containers, and facilities for storage.  More...
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The American Vine-Dresser's Guide by Jean Jacques (John James) Dufour is a treatise on growing grapes in America, specifically the eastern half of the country. This early work, first published in 1826, is an amazingly th  More...

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This publication discusses the location, culture, propagation, and preservation of herbs. A list of selected herbs for gardens in Indiana is also included.  More...
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This publication will help you get your small garden off to a good start and guide you to maximizing the rewards from your gardening efforts. The publication offers advice about planning, seed selection, transplanting, s  More...
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