Ball® FreshTECH Automatic Home Canning System Giveaway

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Disclosure:  I received the Ball® FreshTECH Automatic Home Canning System.  The comments in this post are completely my own.

 

This, my friends, is an awesome appliance!

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Ball® FreshTECH Automatic Home Canning System

 

 Here’s a quick, little preview for ya!


 

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Check out what I made so far with this canning system!

 

After browsing through the recipe booklet and the auto canning recipes on freshpreserving.com, I was intrigued by the Reduced Sugar Strawberry Balsamic Jam and decided to start with that one. 

 

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Untitled design(2) I could smell the balsamic vinegar when it was cooking on the stove.  But you can’t tell it’s in there after it’s been canned and cooled.  It just tastes like delicious homemade strawberry jam! 

 

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The process is easy.  You need to preheat the clean jars in the canner.  The step-by-step directions in the recipe tells you exactly what to do.  Cook the jam on the stove and pour it into a preheated jar.  Clean the jar edge with a clean, damp cloth.  Put the lid and ring on and tighten.  It is recommended that you keep the other jars in the canner (with the lid closed) while you fill one jar at a time.  Once you have all the jars in the canner, you lock the lid and press the buttons indicated in the recipe.  For this jam, I pressed Jams & Jellies, then press Recipe 1 and then Start.  It’s that simple! 

When the processing time is up, the canner makes a nice, melodic sound.  When you open the canner, the jar lids go ping, ping, ping, ping (which is the sound of a good seal).  There are directions in the booklet that explains how to handle the jars after canning.

 

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The next thing I made is the Reduced Sugar Mulled Apple Cider Jelly.  It is fantastic!  I found this recipe on freshpreserving.com as well.

 

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I’ll share this jelly with family and friends in the Fall during apple season!

 

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Can you see the specks of spices in the jam?  Omg!  It’s so good!

 

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The third thing that I made is Bread & Butter Pickles.  This recipe came from the booklet that comes with the appliance.  It tastes just like store-bought pickles! 

 

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My Thoughts

I love this appliance!  You don’t have to worry about a certain level of water over the jars.  It only needs a couple of inches of water in this appliance.  With the canner locked tight, there’s no evaporation to worry about.  You don’t have to keep an eye on it while it’s processing.  It automatically adjusts to your altitude when it comes to the processing time.  It’s easy to clean and very user-friendly. I’m kind of a kitchen gadget girl, so I think it’s fun to use!

When using this canning system you have to use the recipes in the booklet or on this site: 

http://www.freshpreserving.com/recipes?field_category_tid[]=861

There is quite a variety of recipes to chose from.

Where to buy the Ball® FreshTECH Automatic Home Canning System

The Ball® FreshTECH Automatic Home Canning System is available at freshpreserving.com, Williams-Sonoma, Bed Bath & Beyond and other retail stores.

 

Connect with Ball® Canning!

Website:  www.freshpreserving.com

Facebook:  www.facebook.com/BallCanning

Twitter:  www.twitter.com/BallCanning

Pinterest:  www.pinterest.com/ballcanning

 

Would you like to win the

Ball® FreshTECH

Automatic Home Canning System?

(I will pick one winner from the U.S.)

 

THIS GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED!

 

The winner is #1122 (Tina Reynolds)!

 

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*To enter this giveaway, leave me a comment below about the Ball® FreshTECH Automatic Home Canning System.

 

*If you would like more chances to win, you can do any or all of the following. (Do a separate comment for each that you do.)

 

1. Tweet about this giveaway (You can do #1 once a day).  After you tweet, come back and leave me a comment telling me that you tweeted.  Be sure to tell me your Twitter name so I can check that you did it.  You can copy and paste this on Twitter: 

Enter to win the Ball® FreshTECH Automatic Home Canning System! @BallCanning @janedoiron #Spon http://bit.ly/1stm7Mf

 

2. Follow @BallCanning on Twitter.  (Then come back and tell me that you did.)

 

3. Follow Ball® Canning & Recipes on Facebook.  (Then come back and tell me that you did.)

 

4. Follow Jane Doiron on Twitter.  (Then come back and tell me that you did.)

 

5. Follow Make Ahead Meals for Busy Moms on Facebook.  (Then come back and tell me that you did.)

 

6.  Share this giveaway on Facebook.  (Then come back and give me the link to your Facebook page.)

 

7. Subscribe to my Make Ahead Meals for Busy Moms blog so you never miss a post!  It’s at the top of the side bar.  Be sure to confirm it when you get an email. (Then come back and tell me that you did.)

 

8.  Follow Ball® Canning on Pinterest.  (Then come back and tell me that you did.)

 

9. Follow Jane Doiron on Pinterest.  (Then come back and tell me that you did.)

 

10. Follow Jane Doiron on Instagram.  (Then come back and tell me that you did.)
 

 

* I will pick 1 winner on July 22 at 5 p.m. EST. Good luck!


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Comments

  1. 2

    Cecilia Davis says

    Wow! This is just wonderful! I had given up on doing much canning anymore because of kitchen space issues,but this would solve that problem. Thank you for the opportunity to win one. :)

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    Pamela Gardner says

    I would love to win this. Whit the price of food going up, I would love to lean to can things.

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    Kimberly Trivette says

    I have followed all of the facebook posts and Pinterest posts listed.
    I would love to have this item to make fresh strawberry jam and can vegetables from my container garden.

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    says

    This would be such a great addition to our home. My oldest (out of the house) daughter has recently started canning & this would be a sure fire way to get her to visit.
    I did 1-5 and 9&10, Twitter name @whoneedsacape!

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    Shari says

    This is an amazing opportunity and giveaway!!! So exciting!! Oh the things I could do with this beautiful machine! I would can and donate to our local Childrens Advocacy Center and most likely be the “favorite” neighbor for sharing all the recipes!! Yum!!

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    Heather Whaley says

    I’m expecting my first baby in Oct. This would make my life soooo much easier!!! I would LOVE it!!!

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    Cheryl says

    I would absolutely love this! I do child care and it is hard for me to bottle anything because it is dangerous to have the children around. With this, I could actually preserve my garden while the kids are here! Yeah!!!!

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    Jean says

    Wow! This is amazing! Would love this. It would make my canning so much more efficient and fun! Yum! I can just taste the yummy jams right now! :)

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    Natalie S says

    This is so neat! I have never done any canning before but this gadget sure does make it look easy! Would love to try this out! Thanks for the chance! nlevdan3 at yahoo dot com

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    Jennifer says

    I have been wanting a canner forever and since we have our on garden this would make life easier !!

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    Christina Sands says

    I love it. Have always wanted to can. I used to watch my Grandmother can all the time. An awesome way to preserve that fresh taste of your fruits and vegetables.

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    Moe88 says

    I have always wanted to learn how to can. This would really help! “liked” Ball Canning and Recipes, Already liked Busy Mom’s and joined the email newsletter list, and shared on Facebook.

  13. 34

    Kori Stouffer says

    I really want to start canning and winning this might make me actually want to start sooner. :)

  14. 35

    Johnna says

    This brings back so many memories of me and mom canning when I was younger. With this I could care on the same experiences with my daughter.

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    Margaret Harris says

    Followed, liked, and shared both on Facebook and Pinterest. Already foollowing your busy moms website. Want to do some canning and LOVE the new technology! Really would love to win this!

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    Susan Gniadek says

    I always wanted to can, but have been afraid to do it stove top. This would be the perfect solution!

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    Kelly says

    My Twitter handle is @kellylcrawford, I tweeted about the giveaway and now following all the above.

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    Jaime F says

    I would LOVE this! I got into canning last year and my family has really enjoyed what has been canned. Thanks for offering this as a giveaway!

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    summer says

    I would love to win this for my great aunt! She cans everything from her beautiful garden, this would surely help speed up the process for her!!

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    Cheryl perrin says

    I would love to win this to make my grandma’s chili sauce recipe for my dad who has dementia. It was his mom’s recipe.

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    Cheryl Smith says

    I would love to have this, I do a little canning for my family, but wanting to do more.

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    Lindsey Kron says

    I follow ball on Facebook and Pinterest. I follow make ahead meals on Facebook too. I just started following jane doiron on Instagram. :)

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    Donna says

    This is BEAUTIFUL!! I’ve ben struggling to get out my heavy an very large twenty-one quart pressure canner even to can leftover soups, stews, chili etc….. So convenient to leave out o the counter or the season.

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    Tiffany Zimmerman says

    I’ve always wanted to try canning but it seems intimidating. This looks like it would really help beginners.

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    Pepper says

    ***I have never canned before but I want to learn how. I think this would be a great way to start! ***
    *****************************

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    Amber says

    This would be such a great addition to my kitchen. I am just learning to can, and have mastered jams. I would so love to branch out and can other things. We participate in #bountifulbaskets and I’d love to can more of our produce!

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    Jodi Bruggeman says

    We put out a garden this year with many new things. I would love to be able to can all of the wonderful produce that we get, but unfortunately I don’t know how to can. This would be the perfect asset! Sounds like it’s foolproof….just for me!

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    Debbiy says

    I would love this!!!! It would be an answer to my prayers. This is what I have been wanting for some time now. We love homemade applesauce and jams and spaghetti sauces this would be so nice!

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    Shannon says

    This would be awesome. My boys love to cook with me in the kitchen. This would be one more skill to learn for the future!!!

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    Stephanie says

    This is amazing!!!! I’ve been waiting for something like this and comment about it every year during our canning weeks! I hope to win, but if not will be purchasing. I have followed 3, 5, 6, 7, 8 & 9, so please enter me in a bunch of times!!! Very excited!!

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    marla says

    I would love to have this canner thanks for sharing it. following Ball® Canning & Recipes on Facebook and Pintrest, Following Make Ahead Meals for Busy Moms on Facebook, Following Jane Doiron on Pinterest,

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    Spring Moore says

    Followed Ball Canning and Make Ahead Meals for Busy Moms on Facebook and shared this giveaway on Facebook. Also followed on pinterest. Really hoping I get this!!

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    Julie Michel says

    This was on my wedding registry but I unfortunately did not receive it. I would love to win it. I just moved to the country after living in the city for the past 10 years and I have my first garden and would love to be able to can items from it. Thank you so much for this wonderful opportunity to win such an amazing addition to any kitchen

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    judi says

    I think it is great that people can give things away, especially items that help save time and keep people healthy! Thank you! I would love this,

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    Stephanie says

    I’ve been following Make Ahead Meals for a while and the page is always helpful!! I’ve been wanting to get into canning for a few years and this machine would definitely push me over the edge of getting started. I’ve got a friend who is going to teach me to can and am excited to learn. I hope I win because I never win contests.

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    Dorothy says

    I just started to learn how to can last summer. My family said I did pretty good with the perserves. The ball fresh tech auto canning would be great for me to do with my grandmother and aunt so many things we could make when I come to town.

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    thuy vu says

    I have never canned before and so I would love to try something new. I think that this would save me so much money with buying jams and jelly.

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    Ileana Luque says

    Ever since I moved north I become addicted to canning. I can’t wait every year for the canning season. I fell I live with this canner te first time I saw it, I will live to bring it to my home!

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    Debbie F. says

    Oh my goodness it would be so awesome to be able to win this! Thank you for the opportunity!!

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    kristen says

    I would love to try this machine! My family could really use it as we started a garden this year! I would live to keep them eating fresh homegrown food all year! Kristen Ann

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    Candice says

    Would love to have this product! I love to can and preserve fresh fruits and vegetables for my family!

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    Nairmee says

    Year after year my garden explodes. Finally (2 years ago) bought everything to can my bounty for the first time, and am too afraid to “just do it”. This would give me the “kick in the pants” I need!!!

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    Andrea Brown says

    I still can the old fashioned way and I hate it so I never do anymore. I would love to utilize this to start canning again for my family!!!

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    Rachelle Wood says

    My mother always canned and everything she made was amazing! I want to start canning!

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    Stacey says

    I always wanted to start canning bit it seemed too complicated. Having one of these awesome machines would be so easy!

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    Natasha Hinkle says

    I would love one of these! I’ve been wanting to try something different to can my food. I use the old fashion emerge into boiling water method..

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    Monique N. says

    I love to can and put food up. It’s so much healthier and better tasting than anything I get at the store. This canner would be such a help. Bless you for doing these give-aways!

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    Monique N. says

    I hope I’m doing this right. You said to make a separate entry for each requirement we filled – so I did #5 on the list above for extra points in the drawing.

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    Heather says

    Wow, canning has sure come along since slaving over a pressure cooker and a stove on all day!!! I never knew anything like this existed, love it!!

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    Leanne says

    This looks like an awesome system. I have been wanting to start canning for a while now. I love how it has a variety of recipes and walks you through the steps.

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    Amy says

    I follow make ahead meals and ball on Facebook. I’ve been canning for approximately 10 years now. My mom, mother and sister in law all have canning parties every summer. Nothing better than garden veggies all year long.
    “Bottoms up ladies, it’s picking season”.
    Thanks for the opportunity.

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    Kelly D says

    I like that this canning system looks so easy to use due to the step by step directions and the buttons right on the appliance base that you can select depending on what you are canning.

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    Rebecca Homan says

    I follow you and Ball canning on Facebook. I would love to own this canner. We have already made 40 pints of pickles!

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    Ida Mae says

    This looks amazing! Takes all the hard wirk out, especially for a newbie like me. I would can everything I could!

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    Kimberli Bean says

    This looks amazing! I’ve been wanting to start canning as all the women in my family do, but I’m so intimidated by the process! This looks like it would make it almost failproof!

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    Denise S says

    I would love this because I want to learn, but haven’t had much luck with the method I’ve been trying.

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    says

    My mom canned a lot when I was growing up, and still does. I have never done it, probably because I think it would be too hard or complicated or something. This makes it look easy. I would really love to try it!

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    Karey Hideg says

    I have been terrified of using a pressure cooker ever since I saw someone get burned. I think I could use this as I only make jams, apple stuff and spreads in boiling water. Would love to try!

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    says

    Have been canning 40 years. your could use a new cooker this would make my day to win this.
    I would love to lucky just once. le all the recipe you post .

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    Shelley Vaught says

    This is awesome!

    I have been researching ways to cook for my Type 1 diabetic husband and be able to send the healthy meals with him to work. (We works shift work and is gone 2 weeks at a time) This Ball Canning System would be a great start!

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    Shelley Vaught says

    Shared this giveaway on Facebook: (Shelley Barrow Vaught)https://www.facebook.com/MakeAheadMealsForBusyMoms/photos/a.110297852322136.13561.109292185756036/842196685798912/?type=1&theater

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    Joanne G. says

    I’ve wanted to try canning, but it has seemed overwhelming and complicated. Ball® FreshTECH Automatic Home Canning System sounds like something I might be able to do.

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    Sharon Smith says

    I know and I hope and I pray that my number will be picked. I love to can and make jelly And to
    eat it and share my food with everyone. It always reminds me of my mother and my grandmother as
    We stood in her old fashion kitchen and made things like pear preserves. Please let it be me!!!!!!!

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    Terri Moore says

    I need the Ball fresh tech for this summer! My garden is 4 times as big this year just so I could learn how to can. To be honest I am nervous about it coming out right. With this appliance I could can away all those fresh veggies, that would be wonderful. Thanks for the review, I hadn’t heard about this before reading it here.

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    Tammy says

    This would be so wonderful! I could make lots of new purées to can for my little one that has special needs. Oh I hope we can win it!

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    Sharon LeVine says

    thanks would love to try this out i my canner is old and so big heavey i can’t use it. I did all the above but the instagram don’t use that

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    RICHARD HICKS says

    This is the most interesting device I have seen for canning. All eclectronic and automated to make the process easier. Gets a thumbs up from me.

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    Margot C says

    Oh boy do I ever covet that machine. I can a LOT now even though I only started about 2 years ago. I used to can with my Mom when I was a kid. She would have loved that.

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    Laura Wisniewski says

    This looks like a great tool. I have never canned before and this looks like a great way to start!!

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    Amy Pratt says

    This would really cut down on the amount of appliances and kitchen tools needed to do my canning.

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    Kim Lord says

    I have three kids, 7yrs, 5 yrs, and 9 weeks. I just started canning and I think this machine would make it a little easier with my little loves around while I am doing it. I’m new to your page as well. I love it!

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    says

    The Ball FreshTech Canning System will help me can items to save me money, and make sure I do it right so that there may not be a chance of me introducing bacteria to the foods that I can.
    royalegacy at gmail dot com

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    says

    I would LOVE to have the Ball automatic home canning system in my life! It would take any of the guess work out of the canning process which I need! And a way to help preserve my garden veggies at the end of summer!

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    Laura P. says

    I really love that it makes it so easy with all the different settings and the strawberry jam looks delicious.

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    Holly C. says

    I would love this canner, I have a very old canner but it makes a mess with the spitting water from the lid when boiling. I have a large veggie garden and love to make my own sauces! thanks for the chance!

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    Kristin says

    We have just started our first garden and have been looking into canning options. This would make life sooo much easier. This is awesome!!!

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    Candie says

    I LOVE this!! I have been canning for a few years now. What stops me from doing certain foods is the processing. This would make that so much easier and open a whole new world of things to can!!

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    Jim Reincke says

    A huge cooking enthusiast for years, I have not yet ventured into canning. My bride tells me I have to get rid of some kitchen gizmos before I can buy more, but if I should happen to win one to ignite a new kitchen passion, how can she tell me no?? ;-)

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    Mary Beth Elderton says

    Wow! I have been toying with the idea of canning—I used to watch my grandmother—but haven’t really gotten started This awesome set would make a great start!

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    Jeffrey says

    I’m kind of new to canning and could really use the Ball FreshTECH Automatic Home Canning System. Most of my preserving is with the fruits and vegetables from my own home garden so the batches aren’t real big. Thanks for the chance to make the process easier!

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    Karen D says

    This would be great to have, as I have a tiny kitchen, and when I try to water bath can, it is sweltering! And with the size of our garden, I do need to put things by for the winter!

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    RANDI COOK says

    OMG I’m so excited about this giveaway! I would love to win the FreshTECH. Made by the king of canning BALL……don’t get better than that!

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    Robin says

    I would love to win this. Canning has always seemed like such a hassle, but this would make it sooooo easy!!! Thanks for the opportunity to win.

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    says

    I have been looking for a good canner for a long time. I had chosen this one due to brand name and ease of use. I would love to win!

    1. I tweeted with user name @marilyn_lesniak

    2. Follow @BallCanning on Twitter. (Then come back and tell me that you did.)

    I followed under @marilyn_lesniak

    3. Follow Ball® Canning & Recipes on Facebook. (Then come back and tell me that you did.)

    I followed under Marilyn’s Treats

    4. Follow Jane Doiron on Twitter. (Then come back and tell me that you did.)

    I followed under @marilyn_lesniak

    5. Follow Make Ahead Meals for Busy Moms on Facebook. (Then come back and tell me that you did.)
    I followed under Marilyn’s Treats

    6. Share this giveaway on Facebook. (Then come back and give me the link to your Facebook page.)

    I shared under Marilyn’s Treats

    7. Subscribe to my Make Ahead Meals for Busy Moms blog so you never miss a post! It’s at the top of the side bar. Be sure to confirm it when you get an email. (Then come back and tell me that you did.)

    I already was getting your email.

    8. Follow Ball® Canning on Pinterest. (Then come back and tell me that you did.)

    I followed under marilynlesniak

    9. Follow Jane Doiron on Pinterest. (Then come back and tell me that you did.)

    I followed under marilynlesniak

    10. Follow Jane Doiron on Instagram. (Then come back and tell me that you did.)

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    RANDI COOK says

    Followed the instructions and here is the link from sharing on Facebook! (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = “//connect.facebook.net/en_US/all.js#xfbml=1″; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, ‘script’, ‘facebook-jssdk’));
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    Caitlyn says

    I would love to have this canning system. I have not canned before, but I started a garden this year at our new house and I think this product would really come in handy for any excess veggies we end up with.

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    Gail Shoemaker says

    I don’t know how to can but this looks like it would make it full proof and that would be for me.

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    Jen Bigerton says

    I would love to win this I’ve always wanted to do canning for my family but never get around to it.

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    Natalie Betz says

    I would love to start canning for my family! This would be awesome to use and start keeping my family healthy using fresh ingredients!!

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    Ashley C says

    We just started to get into canning (my inlaws are very big into it), I’d love to be able to do this at our new house especially if we can get a garden planted

    demureprincess7(at)gmail(dot)com

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    Robyn B. says

    What a great appliance to learn how to can! I’ve always been afraid to try canning and this appliance would be awesome!

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    Stephanie Patterson says

    Being chronically ill long nights of canning take a lot out of me, this product looks AMAZING! I’m thrilled canning is “cool” again, Ball keeps coming out with better & better ideas & products.

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    Mary Cloud says

    I would love to win this – I’ve always wanted to can but wanted an easier way to be able to do it – this would be great
    annabella @ centurytel dot net

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    Mary Cloud says

    Follow Make Ahead Meals for the Busy Mom on Facebook – Mary Ann Cloud
    annabella @ centurytel dot net

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    Sherry W. says

    This has been on my “wish list” for a while. I bought the Ball FreshTECH Jam & Jelly Maker 2 years ago and love it so naturally I want to go on to the next step with canning.

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    Judy Hall says

    I would love to update my canning method to the FreshTECH system!! I love preserving my own fresh foods, knowing what is in them and what I am feeding my family. This canner system would make that task so much easier!!

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    Cynthia C says

    I just finished my peach and blueberry jams and this would have made it so much easier. Thanks for the chance

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    jules m. says

    i would LOVE to try this system- i love jam so much and would love to make my own, but i have always been a bit afraid of canning. this sounds so easy

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    Connie Lee says

    I love this canning system. It’s so much better than using the hot water bath. I am glad canning has taken a step forward!

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    says

    What a beautiful addition to any kitchen. I will be canning for the first time this summer and this would certainly make it a lot easier.

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    Natalie Yarbrough says

    I would love to give this canning system to my mom who would make fresh raspberry preserves.

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    Lorena Keech says

    It has been years since I’ve canned, because it is so time consuming. But this looks like an easy, fun way to can again.

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    Lisa Isaacs says

    This would be awesome and in honor of my dear friend Heidi Crouch….I would love this….

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    Daniella M. says

    Following on your Make Ahead Meals for Busy Moms!!! Cant wait to see what I can use for this busy college student!!! :)

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    Charlotte Moore says

    I would love to try this making peach butter and salsa.

    This is the second time I have left a message. The first time it showed I was number 256 I think then when I click back to check it was gone. So I decided to wait and check later. Still gone. Crazy!!!

    Thanks for the chance to win.

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    Suzanne K says

    This sounds SO much better than slaving over a huge pot of boiling water in the heat of the summer! I’d SO love to try it!

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    jengd says

    Oops- I forgot to leave and initial comment! :) I love the fact that this does it all! Preheating jars, heating it all without having to deal with a hot stove, no guessing if I’ve done it long enough-fabulous!

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    Sue Ellison says

    I would love to win the Ball® FreshTECH Automatic Home Canning System. My Mom always had a huge garden and canned all kinds of fruits and vegetables. My Mom is getting older and does very little canning, It would be nice to have her assist and give me some recipes so the tradition can continue.

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    Holly says

    Wow…I have never seen one of these before. This looks so helpful. Thanks for the chance to win one.

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    says

    I have some cukes and tomatoes growing that NEED the Ball® FreshTECH Automatic Home Canning System! It looks both amazing and easy to use

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    Lawanna says

    This looks like a nice appliance to use when I don’t have enough to fill up my big canner. It would be easy to just make up a few jars of something from the garden.

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    mrsshukra says

    This appliance preserves 3 – 6 jars per batch making it ideal for first time canners looking to preserve smaller batches. It’s also great for experienced canners craving the convenience of preserving smaller batches more efficiently. The appliance does not require cool down time allowing canners to preserve one batch after the next.

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    Margot C says

    I subscribe to my Make Ahead Meals for Busy Moms blog via email to this box: annazed10 [at] yahoo [dot] com

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    Heidi Daily says

    I love that the Ball FreshTECH Automatic Home Canning System makes canning so easy! My grandmother has always canned, I watched her growing up and always enjoyed the canned food later in the year. I have aways wanted to can myself, but have been intimidated, but I think this system has made everything simple enough with the easy push button categories, that I could do it!

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    Macy says

    I followed Jane and Ball on twitter, Make Ahead Meals for busy Moms, and followed Ball canning on Pinterest!

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    Emily says

    I am wanting to start canning and this would be such a helpful appliance! I just started following your facebook and I also follow ballcanning on Twitter. Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

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    Sheryl says

    I would love to try Ball FreshTech Automatic Home Canning Machine. I always have to have my Mom help me make jams/jellies because I have arthritis. It would be awesome if I could do it myself.

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    Anne says

    A few years ago, after a surplus of local apples, I taught myself how to preserve them in various forms using water-bath canning. Since then, I’ve made jams and preserves with different fruits, too, but I’m still kind of a nervous wreck during the canning process. If I had the Ball FreshTECH Automatic Home Canning System, I could concentrate more on the product and less on the process, and I’m sure I’d enjoy putting up my own canned goods much more. Thanks for this chance to win!

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    Josh C says

    If I had a Ball® FreshTECH Automatic Home Canning System, I would make all kinds of jam: blueberry, blackberry, raspberry, strawberry, and more!

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    Michele Behlen says

    I have canned with a water bath but this would be a great improvement. High tech canning. Who would have thought?

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    Peggy E. says

    I have always been intimidated by canning even though it’s always something I’ve wanted to do. This would sure give me the confidence! Thanks for the giveaway and opportunity to win.

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    Billie says

    Oh I would love this for my birthday which I celebrate tomorrow,….Thank you for the opportunity for a chance to win this. I hope you have a great day….I love to can and this would be awesome to have…I also follow you on facebook..

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    Debbie Welchert says

    I love that it has a button for everything that I would can. No more guessing on whether I processed things long enough.

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    says

    Wow, I’ve always been afraid of canning, even tho my momma used to can, but this system looks so easy and foolproof that I’d like to give it a try when we harvest our veggies from our garden in the fall!

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    Karen T Gonyea says

    This looks like it would make canning a piece of cake !!! I could use this – I get frustrated with canning sometimes !!

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    LT says

    This looks really interesting. I love how you can make so much with it, more than I originally thought! Thanks for having this giveaway!

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    Peggy Johnson says

    This canning system looks awesome. I would love to try this for making my jam and canning my vegies.

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    danielle Marie says

    this system looks so much better and easier to use than others i have seen. i would love to get into canning.

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