Canning at Home: How to Make Homemade Strawberry Jam and Bread and Butter Pickles

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Host Julia Collin Davison goes into the test kitchen with test cook Becky Hays to reveal the secrets to making Classic Strawberry Jam at home. Next, gadget expert Lisa McManus uncovers the best canning tools. Finally, test cook Dan Souza shows host Bridget Lancaster how to make the ultimate Bread and Butter Pickles.

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  • Kimberly Morris
    Posted at 04:06h, 11 April

    Can I use a different apple other than granny Smith apples? Would Heralson Apple's work? Because I'm allergic to the Granny Smith ones.

  • Patrick Callahan
    Posted at 04:53h, 11 April

    It would be pretty cool to use one of the sous vide machines to hold the water at temp for the pickles 🙂

  • Mama Ducks Meatballs
    Posted at 05:41h, 11 April

    Can you do a series of canning ? Canning 101 102 &103

  • keld101
    Posted at 06:09h, 11 April

    Great episode!

  • kvnpry
    Posted at 09:58h, 11 April

    Turn your collar down!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • American5585
    Posted at 10:38h, 11 April

    I just watched same video twice with different ingredient.

  • EJRhees
    Posted at 15:02h, 11 April

    Canning is so much easier than they made it out to be, in the beginning. Then they showed how easy it is.
    Canning is great and really opens up the possibilities.

  • Mary's Test Kitchen // Vegan Cooking
    Posted at 15:12h, 11 April

    200 rounds of testing? <3 Love that commitment. *swoon*

  • Tender Sheep
    Posted at 15:25h, 11 April

    Can you put the fruit in a food processor instead of mashing them?

  • Cerbere M4nson
    Posted at 17:30h, 11 April

    amazing video

  • Antonio Perea
    Posted at 17:33h, 11 April

    Sheesh. Dan was being way catty to Bridget in the second part.

  • MW S
    Posted at 17:45h, 11 April

    Please make a recipe with low sugar/pectin. I've tried this recipe before and found it too sweet. Even my 8 year old found it too cloying.

  • Katie Riley
    Posted at 19:47h, 11 April

    I only have a pressure canner, can that be used?

  • 6771Randy
    Posted at 21:02h, 11 April

    I would love to see a recipe for zesty dill pickles

  • Paul Roberts
    Posted at 22:48h, 11 April

    Ph tip at 2.22 ftw.

  • sacredsiren
    Posted at 22:52h, 11 April

    Is there any way to do the strawberry jam without the apple? We used to use store bought pectin but maybe there is another solution? We have a few people in our family with an allergy to apples.

  • Chris Walker
    Posted at 23:28h, 11 April

    Where can I buy some of those cute little labels ???

  • Sondra Anderson
    Posted at 23:59h, 11 April

    I lost a recipe for half hour pickles. If I remember correctly, there were only 4 ingredients, cucumbers, white vinegar, sugar, and salt. They were fabulous, but I haven't made them since the 70's. There was no cooking involved. Have you heard of such a thing?

  • Melissa B.
    Posted at 04:02h, 12 April

    Adding lemon juice for safety reasons is unnecessary, as strawberries are acidic and in the safe range for water bath canning (ph of 4.6 or less).Also, using a low-sugar needed commercial pectin will allow for a shorter cooking time and a brighter berry flavor. The National Center for Home Food Preservation is a great resource for recipes and safety info.

  • gladtidings4all
    Posted at 13:19h, 12 April

    That was a great review! I already own the spring loaded jar lifter. I have the old enamel canning pot. I love both of the canning recipes. I need to know which brand laddle spoon you used. Please make more canning how to videos. I’m a Kitchen gadget loonie! They are what you call my toys!