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With summer in full swing and families heading out to go blueberry and even peach picking, now is the perfect time to pick up your copy of the new 37th edition of the Ball Blue Book canning recipe book, to help you with all your canning needs. I have been busy canning blueberry jams from blueberries the girls and I have picked during the week, to surprise family and friends with, as well as enjoy at breakfast on toast. Yum!
And, like in years past, I will be streaming the annual International Can-It-Foward Day, which is TODAY!!!! from 11AM - 4PM EST. Here is more about this fun event, including schedule...
"Jarden Home Brands will host this year’s fifth annual Can-It-Forward Day, broadcast live online at FreshPreserving.com from canning questions to be answered in real time. New this year, there will also be an exciting celebrity mason jar auction unveiled during the webcast! – TODAY from the new state-of-the-art Jarden Home Brands headquarters in Fishers, Indiana. An event celebrating the joys of fresh preserving, Can-It-Forward Day encourages gardeners & food enthusiasts across the country to celebrate what “Made From Here” means to them by fresh preserving their favorite local ingredients in peak season. The webcast will have an integrated chat function where viewers can submit their home
Check out the line up for this year's event, with LIVE broadcast starting at 11am EST (8a PST) - Special guests include:
Watch the live stream here starting at 11AM EST Today - 4PM EST...
While you wait for the LIVE streaming broadcast to start at 11AM EST, here is more about my thoughts on the new Ball Blue Book canning recipe book. And, make sure you read it to the end, as I will be offering one lucky reader the chance to win an amazing canning prize pack to get them ready to start canning and serving up fresh cold lemonade in mason jars at your upcoming cookouts and more...
"The most trusted resource in home canning for over 100 years, the 2015 release of the Ball Blue Book is its largest update since the first edition in 1909."
The new 37th edition, which hit book shelves earlier this month, is a must have for canners, both novice and expert. With over 200 pages, this canning cookbooks has expanded 56% from the previous edition, and includes 75 new recipes, pictorial step by step canning guides for beginners, and a special special section for Meal Creations and recommendations with tips for creating your own signature food.
Here is a quick and easy strawberry jam recipe that is posted on the Jarden Home Brands' Fresh Preserving website, which is filled with tons of canning recipes you will find in this and past Ball Blue Book editions.