"It is a vigorous steam sound that I adjust my canner to. I would guess that it is better to have a steady pressure than fluctuating. That said,I remember my mom's pressure cooker would act the same way you describe, nothing,…"
"Ah, sorry, I didn't quite know what you were talking about. I think we have the same canner. When I use it I adjust the heat until there is always a constant amount of steam escaping, so it sounds like PSssssPSssss. I would say to…"
"What do you mean by boil out? I think I have the same canner. Is it regulated by weights on the exhaust? When I use mine, there is a bit of water that seeps out around the pressure lock, as well as condensation from the venting…"
"I have Romaa food strainer and a pressure canner that holds 7 quart jars. Should I bring? Also have some more old school devices like a food mill and an old strainer that uses a wooden pestle. Can't wait!"
Free tomatoes! Come join the first ever IthaCan Team Tomato event. We have a generous 10 bushel donation of conventionally grown tomatoes from Cornell and need to get them in jars and/or freezer containers.We'll can some and send some home for you to process on your own: can or freeze. Roxy has lent us the use of her 20 quart Amish canner, not sure how many times we can run it through in a 4 hour stretch, but what we can't can, we'll take home.The only cost will be lemon juice, jars and a $45…See More
"Yes we did. We wanted to fit the pie into a food saver bag to vacuum pack it. We thought it would fit better without a pie plate. We form and fill it in a glass plate, freeze it, pop it out (put plate in some warm water for a minute, and out it…"
"This isn't really a gardening thing, but I just pulled another boneheaded move. For the first time, this year during strawberry season we made a bunch of pies and froze them. Tonight I pulled a beautiful lattice topped pie my wife made out of…"
"This weekend I was weeding an area where we planted some fruit trees and small berry bushes a few weeks ago. This particular area is popular with squirrels burying nuts, so there are a lot of tree seedlings popping up. Well, I weeded that area, and…"
"Erik, as THE winner of CJ's garlic give-away, I think it's time to give up the Question Mark photo placeholder and put up a genuine image for your IthaCan identity! We want to see the prize winner...or some close facsimile.
Erik, as THE winner of CJ's garlic give-away, I think it's time to give up the Question Mark photo placeholder and put up a genuine image for your IthaCan identity! We want to see the prize winner...or some close facsimile.