The majority of our homesteading efforts have been learning to grow what we eat in order to become as self-sufficient as possible by building our stores. Naturally, that means canning in all its glory, water bath canning, steam canning, and pressure canning to extend the shelf-life of all the bounty.

Ultimately, the investment in the cookware, tools, and canning essentials pay for themselves in no time flat. All my favorites & then some ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿป

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What, you thought it would be all about the equipment? ๐Ÿ˜…. A little whimsy sure does help with the canning endeavors! Fun for any canner!
This sturdy Amish made water batch canner holds 15 quarts or 18 pints to process at a time, or simply use as a huge
50 qt stockpot!
When you are looking for a cost effective water bath canner, nothing beats Granite Ware.
Love multi-purpose equipment? I do, and this Harvest (Victorio) canner is definitely one that does triple duty. Use this 20 qt capacity canner for water bath canning, steam canning, & as a stockpot.
This USA made pressure canner may be an investment, but it will be a one-time expense. Any canner would love this pressure canner!
This complete canning tool set is all the home canner will need. A great gift for anyone looking to preserve their own foods!
Canning Management Planner image showing 15 printable canning sheets for tracking and journaling all things canning related
This complete, 15 page (cute arenโ€™t they?) canning management planner will keep track of it all. Print year-to-year for a complete history of your canning efforts! Great to give as a gift as well.
This stainless canning ladle makes quick work of filling jars. The dual spouts allow for a no-mess fill, and the extra long handle rests on the pot lip for convenience.
A necessary investment for any canner. Ball makes the best canning jars in my opinion. The good news? They last and can be reused for many years to come!
Basically the canners best friend for safe canning recipes. This latest edition boasts over 75 new recipes to try!

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