Trusted Food Preservation Resources

— Written By and last updated by
en Español

El inglés es el idioma de control de esta página. En la medida en que haya algún conflicto entre la traducción al inglés y la traducción, el inglés prevalece.

Al hacer clic en el enlace de traducción se activa un servicio de traducción gratuito para convertir la página al español. Al igual que con cualquier traducción por Internet, la conversión no es sensible al contexto y puede que no traduzca el texto en su significado original. NC State Extension no garantiza la exactitud del texto traducido. Por favor, tenga en cuenta que algunas aplicaciones y/o servicios pueden no funcionar como se espera cuando se traducen.

English is the controlling language of this page. To the extent there is any conflict between the English text and the translation, English controls.

Clicking on the translation link activates a free translation service to convert the page to Spanish. As with any Internet translation, the conversion is not context-sensitive and may not translate the text to its original meaning. NC State Extension does not guarantee the accuracy of the translated text. Please note that some applications and/or services may not function as expected when translated.

Collapse ▲

Here are some trusted resources to help you with your food preservation questions.

The National Center for Home Food Preservation (NCHFP) is an online resource for safe home food preservation information that includes recipes from the USDA’s Complete Guide to Home Canning, and other recipes that have been research-tested by the University of Georgia.

So Easy to Preserve​ – National Center for Home Food Preservation (University of Georgia Cooperative Extension) – this is a book of research-tested recipes, many of which are also found on the NCHFP website.

Copies of So Easy to Preserve are available at our office for $20 each (cash or check only please).

USDA’s Complete Guide to Home Canning​ ​– available online and in print, this guide provides research-tested recipes in addition to safe food preservation information.

The Ball Blue Book​, 100th Anniversary Edition (Jarden, 2009/2010) – research-tested recipes by the popular canning jar brand, Ball.

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Burke County Center ​- local resource for tested, research-based recipes and preservation techniques.

Canner Gauge testing is also available at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Burke County Center by appointment. Contact Emily Troutman at 828-764-9480 or by email at emily_troutman@ncsu.edu to schedule an appointment.

pressure canner and jars of canned vegetables