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!
Here’s a quick, little preview for ya!
Check out what I made so far with this canning system!
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! 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. 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.
I’ll share this jelly with family and friends in the Fall during apple season!
Can you see the specks of spices in the jam? Omg! It’s so good!
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! 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.
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