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Where can safe and reliable instructions be found for canning? Including high and low altitude canning.

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The Ball Complete Book of Home Preserving includes a section that does just what you're asking. It also provides a large collection of excellent recipes and general tips and tricks.

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National Center for Home Food Preservation

The National Center for Home Food Preservation is your source for current research-based recommendations for most methods of home food preservation. The Center was established with funding from the Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture (CSREES-USDA) to address food safety concerns for those who practice and teach home food preservation and processing methods.

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My pressure cooker came with detailed instructions for canning.

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Including high and low altitude canning? – Chris Steinbach Sep 13 '12 at 3:52

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