Canning Holiday Gifts Safely

Dan Agri View, Alabama, Florida, General, Georgia

canned fruit and jamsAhhh yes, the holidays are upon us, and for some canned food items do make a thoughtful and creative holiday gift. Proper canning techniques and recipes must be used to assure your gifts are safe from food borne illnesses. Cathy Isom explains the importance of keeping food safety at the top of the list when giving homemade goods as holiday gifts.

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Tips from Elizabeth Andress, Ph.D. of University of Georgia Extension on safe canning. Andress also reflects on canning in this video.

Here is a guide to safe canning.