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Whether you are canning for your first time or in your 50th year of canning; all the supplies you need are here, and at the best prices you'll find anywhere!  Scroll down this page for photos, descriptions, prices and ordering information. Everything can be shipped by a variety of methods, including overnight, if you have a canning emergency!  I've found reliable suppliers for the products here, and now at even lower prices - I'll bet you can't beat them anywhere! And I appreciate your business- buying the products here helps support the website!

Canners

Books and guides

Equipment

Accessories and aids

Supplies (jars, lids, mixes, etc.)

Mixes and Pectin

You can read a discussion about why foods should be processed in a canner on this page" "Why do I need a canner?"

For more information, and NO obligation to buy, just click on the links in the boxes on the left!

Canners and Other Equipment

My preference is the Victorio Stainless Steel Multi-Use Canner with Temperature Indicator #6 below

Ball Enamel Waterbath Canner kit

#1 - Ball Home Canning Kit

The Complete Home Canning Kit - This is the canner and complete kit - everything you need in one package.  It is also the same make and model that my family has used for 3 generations - my grandmother made everything from applesauce to jams and jellies to tomato and spaghetti sauce with it!

 

Granite Ware Canning Kit

#2 - Granite Ware Enamel on Steel Canning Kit

  • 9-piece canning kit
  • Note: Like all of these water bath canners; Do not use on glass cooktops (does not have a flat bottom)

Granite Ware 21-1/2-Quart Covered Preserving Canner with Rack   

#3 - Granite Ware Home Canning Kits

The same as the kit above, but without the jars, jar lids, Ball Blue Book and coupons. There is a separate kit of supplies further down the page.

The manufacturer does not recommend this canner for glass or ceramic top stoves as it does not have a flat bottom. However, our experience is that these water-bath canners work fine on "most" flat top stoves. See my page about using a glass or ceramic stovetop for canning.

 

Blake's rating: long lasting, well built.  I have two of these!

 

Granite Ware Jar Canner and Rack, 33-Quart

#4 - Home Canning Kits - Larger

This is the same as the one above, except larger - 33 quarts.  This means it holds 9 quart jars instead of 7. The manufacturer does not recommend the Jumbo Water Bath Canner Package for glass or ceramic top stoves as it does not have a flat bottom. However, our experience is that these canners work fine on "most" flat top stoves. A stove with a large burner size is recommended.

Blake's rating: Same model as the #1, just wider to hold 2 more jars, long lasting, well built
 

Ball Elite Stainless steel water bath canner

#5 Ball Elite Stainless steel water bath canner

Made of stainless steel, so it should last a lifetime - it would also make a great pot to cook applesauce. I have one of these.

Heat resistant silicone handles

Victorio Stainless Steel Multi-Use Canner with Temperature Indicator

#6 Victorio Stainless Steel Multi-Use Canner with Temperature Indicator

USE ON ANY RANGE: Flat clad bottom for even heating on any cooktop, including induction ranges
Built-in Temperature Indicator i

extra tall canner - large canning pot

Extra tall canning pot

IIf you have found that the standard canning pots boil over and spill hot water because you have to fill them so full to ensure that quart jars are covered by 1 to 2 inches of water, then here is the solution.  This pot is not called a canner, but it works perfectly well as one. The rack from your old canner will fit inside it (I don't use the perforated plate that you see in the photo - it coesn't seat well with the weight of 7 quart jars on it . And because it is 32 quarts in volume rather than 21, the water returns to a boil faster after you put the jars in it.  This pot adds to safety and reduces mess. And, of course, you can use this as a steamer pot for seafood and other foods, too!
This pot is usually available online - but sometimes they run out - it is a 32-Quart Aluminum Tamale and Steamer Pot with Lid. If this brand isn't available, the Bayou brand turkey fryer pots are almost identical, just 4 quarts larger in volume.And then you can use your existing canning rack or get one here

Canning Accessories, Racks and Accessory Kits

Norpro 7 Piece home Canning Set

Canning equipment - everything but the pot
long lasting steel version, including a rack

This seven-piece canning kit provides all the essential tools needed for getting started.

 

More canning accessory kits - with Jar tongs, funnels, bubble free-ers

These kits have the jar tongs and everything else you need, except for the canner and rack.

   

Canning Accessories by themselves

Jar tongs to lift the jars in and out of the canner (without burning your hands!)

Funnels to fill regular and wide mouth canning jars!

Lid lifter - to pull the lids out of the hot water, again, without burning your hands!

Canning ladle - finally - a ladle designed for canning, with huge capacity, can hang on the inside of a pot, acts as a squeegee

Canning Racks

These Water Bath Canner Rack fits most boiling waterbath canners.

Blake's rating: Excellent replacement racks (sooner or later your rack will fall apart from the boiling water (and no, this one is not made of silicone...)

 

Miscellaneous Canning Supplies

Looking for funnels, jar tongs, lid lifters and more?  See this page for a variety of canning items

 

 

Canner for Glass and Ceramic Stoves

If you have a glass or ceramic stovetop, you may have found that it is impossible to find a canner for you stove!  Look on this page!

Pressure canners!

If you want to can low-acid foods such as red meats, sea food, poultry, milk, and all fresh vegetables with the exception of most tomatoes,  you will need a pressure canner.  These foods  fit into the low acid group since they have an acidity, or pH level, of 4.6 or greater. The temperature which must be reached and maintained (for a specified amount of time) to kill the bacteria is 240 F. Pressure canning is the only canning method recommended safe by the U.S.D.A. for low-acid foods such as vegetables, meats, and fish. Ordinary water bath canners can only reach 212 F and cannot to kill the types of bacteria that will grow in low acid foods. This temperature can be reached only by creating steam under pressure as achieved in quality pressure canners.

There are several manufacturers of pressure canners.  The two leading ones are Presto and All American (Wisconsin Aluminum). They are more expensive than water bath canners, but they are extremely well built - I bought mine in 1988 and it still looks and works like new!

If you're new to pressure canning, see this page for a complete description of how pressure canners work, why they're better, and step-by-step directions on how to use one!

And if you lost the instruction manual  for your canner, click here for free downloads of many canner's instruction manuals!

Presto 01781 23-Quart Pressure Cooker/Canner

This is usually one of the best-priced pressure canners. They are reliable and inexpensive. I've had mine for 40 years. There is also a 16 quart version for even less..

See the seller's website for features, pricing and user reviews!

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Shown at left is a Mirro 16 qt pressure canner / cooker from WalMart. 

I think this is just a starter pressure canner, because it is small, but it is less expensive (about $65)

See the seller's website for features, pricing and user reviews!

All American Pressure Canner and Cookers - In 3 Sizes

See the seller's website for features, pricing and user reviews!

This is usually one of the best-priced pressure canners. There is also a 16 quart version for even less. Click on the links at left or above for more info and current pricing. Click on the box at left for more information.

Canning Jars

Canning jars delivered to your doorstep and guaranteed! Any size you need.  Click on the links below

Canning jars: quart (32 oz) jars

Canning jars: pint (16 oz) jars

Canning jars: 8 oz jars

Quilted Canning jars: 4 oz glass jars

 

 

 

 

8 oz canning jars shown below:

Quilted 4 oz jars below:

     

 

 

Canning Hand Tools

Buy quality canning helpers. These provide the home canner with the essential tools needed for safe and efficient home canning.

Anything you could need is here, at discount prices

Some examples:

  • Home Canning Kits
  • Canning Jar Lifters
  • Canning Lid Lifters
  • Canning Jar Wrenches
  • Kitchen Tongs
  • Crinkle Cutters
  • Canning Lid Sanitizers
  • Canning Funnels
  • Stainless Steel Wide Mouth Funnels
  • Big Mouth Canning Funnel w/ Sieves
  • Deluxe Stainless Steel Funnel w/ Strainers
  • Ball Bubble FREER Spatulas
  • Korona Stainless Steel, 6 Qt. Deep Colanders
  • Stainless Steel Colanders
  • 9 inch Granite Wear Colander
  • Vegetable Brushes
  • Cook's Tools
  • Jelly Strainer Stand with Jelly Bag
  • Jelly Strainer Bags
  • Grip EZ Chopper/Scrapers
  • Racsk for Water Bath Canners
  • Strawberry Hullers
  • Tomato Slicers

Books

Canning books

Canning & Preserving for Dummies by Karen Ward

click here for more information, reviews, prices for Canning and Preserving For Dummies




The All New Ball Blue Book of Home Canning

The All New Ball Book Of Canning And Preserving: Over 350 of the Best Canned, Jammed, Pickled, and Preserved Recipes Paperback - May 31, 2016

This is THE book on canning!  My grandmother used this book when I was a child.  It tells you in simple instructions how to can almost anything; complete with recipes for jam, jellies, pickles, sauces, canning vegetables, meats, etc.  If it can be canned, this book likely tells you how! Click on the link below for more information and / or to buy (no obligation to buy). You will see various different cover pages depending upon the publisher, but the seller's links at left will take you to the correct version.

 

Complete Guide to Home Canning and Preserving

by United States Dept. of Agriculture

Practical, easy-to-follow guide contains virtually everything consumers need to know about home canning: how to select, prepare, and can fruits, vegetables, poultry, red meats and seafoods; how to preserve fruit spreads, fermented foods and pickled vegetables; how to prepare foods for special diets, and much more. Also includes scores of simply written recipes that even beginners can handle (smoked fish, turkey-tamale pie, chicken croquettes, more. It's the second book to get, after the Ball Guide. Click on the link at left for more information and / or to buy (no obligation to buy)
 

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Food Preparation Equipment

Make the job faster and easier with these great tools!


Pea sheller:

 

 

Bean "frenchers" and pea shellers

It is tiring and laborious to prepare green beans for canning; there are so many of them and you do them all by hand.  But wait there's a new device that makes it easy.  Hmmm, actually, these devices have been around since our great-grandfather's day!  Here are several different types and makes, some hand fed, some cranked: choose the one that meets your need and budget!

For photos and features of the bean frenchers, click here!

And there's a pea sheller, too; to make shelling peas easier.

 

 

More Canning Supplies

 

        

Decorative Canning Lids:
 

Lids and Rings (jars are above)

click here for jars)

Need lids, rings and replacement jars?  Or pectin to make jam, spaghetti sauce or salsa mix or pickle mixes?  Get them all here, and usually at lower prices than your local store! Click on the images at left for current prices and/or ordering! 

GGet them all here at the best prices on the internet!

Cleaning supplies to remove rust from rings and jars

A visitor wrote in to tell how she uses Copper Glo (order at ledt) to remove rust from rings and jars:

Comments from a visitor on September 15, 2010: "You mention not using jars that have rust on them. One way to remove rust from jars is with Copper Glo. I get Copper Glo at our local Giant Eagle. I had a jar with rust on it and was getting ready to pitch it when my mom told me about Copper Glo. I was afraid to use it at first because I was afraid it would scratch the jar, but decided it was worth a try. Amazingly, the rust came off and the jar wasn't scratched!"

 

         

Rubber seals for the older zinc caps -  Know first that home canning experts do not recommend that you use the rubber ring system. The modern flat lid and metal ring system (above) is superior in reliability and safety. If you insist in using the rubber ring system, do not use old rubber rings: they have aged and will probably not seal effectively, especially on an older jar.  You can get new rubber canning rings quite inexpensively here.:
 

Pectin, Pickle Mixes and Sauce/Salsa Mixes

Making Jam?  Need Pectin, but the local store is out?

Is your jam too runny? Pectin enables you to turn out perfectly set jam every time.  Made from natural apples, there are also low-sugar pectins that allow you  to reduce the sugar you add by almost half!

Get them all here at the best prices on the internet!

 

Pickling Mixes and Pickling Supplies

Pickles

Whether you want dills or sweet pickles; canning them or straight into the refrigerator; there is a mix for every taste and need here!Get them all here, delivered direct to your home,  at the best prices on the internet! Get everything you need to make pickles: mixes, salt, brine, etc. here!

 
 
 

     

Sauce and Salsa Mixes

Get ready season mixes for tomato sauces and salsas here.  They make it simple to get it right every time!

(Shown is Ball brand - actual is Mrs. Wages brand)