Canning Recipes

Canned Green Beans
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method

Cooking Directions:
-------- ------------ --------------------------------
Fresh green beans
Boiling water
1/2 teaspoon salt per pint jar

Wash and trim beans. Heat jars and lids. Pack beans tightly in hot jars,
leaving 1-inch head space. Ladle boiling water over beans, leaving
1/2-inch head space. Add 1/2 teaspoon salt to each pint jar. Remove air
bubbles. Adjust 2-piece caps. Process pints in steam-pressure canner for
20 minutes at 11 pounds pressure.

This recipe yields ??

Comments: The trick is in the packing. Instead of cutting them in
pieces, I leave the beans whole and spend considerable time stacking them
so they all stand up just so. I also grow all of my own vegetables and
pick only the best to enter.

© 2008 contact