🔕 🔔
Loading…

My Basket ()

All questions

Do i need a high pressure canner for canning chicken broth. If so presto or all american?

Canning question

asked by pedant over 2 years ago
5 answers 689 views
730e314f caf5 438f 9a9a 998057ffb9ff  20151109 150352
Susan W

Susan W is a trusted source on General Cooking.

added over 2 years ago

Because it is a very low acid food, yes, you will need a pressure canner. I will let our experienced canners weigh in on the brand, but I did just read that All American is a good one. My freezer is always full of frozen stock...great idea to can it.

730e314f caf5 438f 9a9a 998057ffb9ff  20151109 150352
Susan W

Susan W is a trusted source on General Cooking.

added over 2 years ago

I just zipped over to Amazon. Holy moly the All Americans are expensive.

0e5c2b73 3f18 46e4 95c9 cbc8af359f65  sadie crop
Diana B

Diana B is a trusted home cook.

added over 2 years ago

This might be helpful: http://www.sbcanning.com...

23b88974 7a89 4ef5 a567 d442bb75da04  avatar
added over 2 years ago

I'm sure you have your reasons....but...why not just freeze it? I freeze different size ziplock freezer bags worth of my stocks. Concentrated it down also helps-a little goes a long way. Always put a date on the bag-if it seems like it's getting old, I just add them to a new batch of bones and make a double stock. The stock gets richer and richer-I can trace mine back to Hurricane Sandy, when I lost a freezer full of a variety of stocks. If I had canned them, I guess I wouldn't have lost them! Stock is such a key base ingredient, I always utilize it.

730e314f caf5 438f 9a9a 998057ffb9ff  20151109 150352
Susan W

Susan W is a trusted source on General Cooking.

added over 2 years ago

I do freeze it. However, I live in an apt and my freezer is always packed full of meat, stock and backs and necks for future stock. I do have a large pantry that I am planning on filling with home jarred tomatoes and Mrs Wheelbarrow's roasted poblano and tomato salsa. I probably wont purchase the pressure canner and will probably purchase a small apt sized freezer. I still would enjoy opening my pantry and seeing golden jars of stock.

Let's Keep in Touch!

Get the recipes and features that have us talking, plus first dibs on events and limited-batch products.

(Oh, and $10 off your order of $50 or more in the Food52 Shop, too.)

Please enter a valid email address.