Marisa McClellan, of Food In Jars, talks about sugar’s role in canning, the purpose of acid, when a boiling water bath works and when it doesn’t and why, the advantages of canning in small batches, and more.
Making wild vinegar is really neat, but what happens when you use that up and it's not cider pressing season yet? I tested out a theory using store-bought, pasteurized cider and the "gunk" left in my raw cider jar. Did it work? "Mother" says yes!