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Customers participating in the canning class will be tempted to purchase the essentials -- jars, etc.
MacDermid, which has been in talks with Canning about a deal for more than a year, is offering 300p a share - the price Canning shares were in the spring, when the price began to fall.
As president and chief operating officer of the company for more than 12 years, Canning spearheaded the updating and expansion of Walgreens' store base and distribution network.
* A lot of home canners cite self-satisfaction and self-sufficiency as important reasons why they preserve the harvest by canning.
Canning made another a break to the line and converted his own try to make it 19-3 at half-time.
Safe home canning depends on applying the proper amount of heat to kill microbes, and the amount of heat required depends in part on how the food is prepared, including what sizes the vegetables or fruits are cut into.
"I overdid it and put too much in, and by the time I got to Portland, (the dahlias) were all dead," said Canning, then a math teacher at Thurston High School in Springfield.
Bourne has discovered that by dropping canning temperatures from 220[degrees]F to just 142[degrees]F, an enzyme naturally present in the foods activates and begins binding pectin molecules back together by chemically crosslinking their calcium atoms.
Naturally, rural areas where households have large gardens are the areas where canning is most popular, and recent growth has centered largely in the South and Midwest.
So, I wrote to the address in one of my canning books and asked them that very question.
Canning & Preserving Your Own Harvest is a no-nonsense, step-by-step guide to properly (and safely--improper canning can promote food poisoning) preserving one's food, from freezing, drying, and canning to creating a root cellar, making fruit preserves, pickling, and much more.
Snap freezing preserves freshness and avoids the vitamin-destroying high heat used in canning.