Glass Rooster Cannery

National Center for Home Preservationhttp://www.uga.edu/nchfp/

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Canning how to’s:

Wonder how long your product needs to be Water Bath canned to be safe?  Here is a chart of USDA approved times for fruits, vegetables and meat according to length of processing:

NCHFP times for your Boiling Water Bath, grouped by time
food size jar time at 0-1000 ft (min)
apple
butter
half-pints
and pints
5
apple
juice
pints
or quarts
5
grape
juice
pints
and quarts
5
******** ******** ********
apple
butter
quarts 10
apple
juice
half-gallons 10
apple
rings, spiced
half-pints
and pints
10
berry
syrup
half-pints
and pints
10
cayenne
pepper sauce
pints 10
easy
hot-sauce
half-pints 10
grape
juice
half-gallons 10
grapefruit
and orange sections
pints
and quarts
10
mango
salsa
half-pints 10
mayhaw
juice
pints
or quarts
10
mayhaw
syrup
half-pints
and pints
10
spicy
cranberry salsa
half-pints
or pints
10
******** ******** ********
grapes,
whole, hot pack
pints
and quarts
10
******** ******** ********
apple
butter, reduced sugar
half-pints
and pints
15
blender
ketchup
pints 15
cherry
(sweet) topping
half-pints
or pints
15
chilie
salsa
pints 15
chilie
salsa II
pints 15
country
western ketchup
pints 15
fruit
purees
pints
and quarts
15
green
tomato pie filling
quarts 15
lemon
curd
half-pints 15
mango
sauce
half-pints 15
peach
fruit topping
half-pints
and pints
15
peach-apple
salsa
pints 15
rhubarb pints
or quarts
15
tomatilla
green salsa
pints 15
tomato
and green chile salsa
pints 15
tomato
ketchup
pints 15
tomato
salsa with paste tomatoes
pints 15
tomato
taco sauce
pints 15
tomato/tomato
paste salsa
pints 15
zucchini-pineapple half-pints
and pints
15
******** ******** ********
applesauce pints 15
berries,
whole, hot pack
pints
or quarts
15
berries,
whole, raw pack
pints 15
cherries,
whole, hot pack
pints 15
cranberries pints
and quarts
15
cranberry
sauce
pints
and quarts
15
grapes,
whole, raw pack
pints 15
mangoes,
green
pints 15
papaya pints 15
pineapple pints 15
******** ******** ********
apples,
sliced
pints
or quarts
20
mixed
fruit cocktail
half-pints
and pints
20
nectarines,
hot pack
pints 20
papaya quarts 20
peaches,
hot pack
pints 20
pears,
Asian
pints 20
pears,
halves
pints 20
pineapple quarts 20
plum pints 20
spicy
jicama relish
pints 20
******** ******** ********
apple
pie filling
pints
or quarts
25
apricots,
hot pack
quarts 25
apricots,
raw pack
pints 25
cherries
whole, raw pack
pints
or quarts
25
nectarines,
hot pack
quarts 25
nectarines,
raw pack
pints 25
peaches,
hot pack
quarts 25
peaches,
raw pack
pints 25
pears,
Asian
quarts 25
pears,
halves
pints
or quarts
25
plum quarts 25
******** ******** ********
apricots,
raw pack
quarts 30
blueberry
pie filling
pints
or quarts
30
cherry
pie filling
pints
or quarts
30
nectarines,
raw pack
quarts 30
nut
meats
half-pints
or pints
30
peach
pie filling
pints
or quarts
30
peaches,
raw pack
quarts 30
******** ******** ********
crushed
tomatoes
pints 35
standard
tomato sauce
pints 35
tomato
juice
pints 35
tomato
veggie juice
pints 35
******** ******** ********
standard
tomato sauce
quarts 40
tomato
juice
quarts 40
tomato
veggie juice
pints 40
tomatoes,
whole or half in water
pints 40
******** ******** ********
crushed
tomatoes
quarts 45
figs pints 45
tomato
paste
half-pints 45
tomatoes,
whole or half in water
quarts 45
******** ******** ********
figs quarts 50
******** ******** ********
tomatoes,
whole or half in tomato juice
pints
or quarts
85
tomatoes,
whole or half raw, no added water
pints
or quarts
85

Wonder how long your product needs to be pressure canned to be safe?  Here is a chart of USDA approved times for fruits, vegetables and meat according to length of processing:

NCHFP times for your Pressure Canner, grouped by time
food size jars time
tomatoes,
whole or halved in water, @  15lbs
pints
or quarts
5
******** ******** ********
apples,
sliced
pints
or quarts
8
applesauce pints 8
berries,
whole, hot pack
pints
or quarts
8
berries,
whole, raw pack
pints 8
cherries,
whole, hot pack
pints 8
fruit
purees
pints
or quarts
8
grapefruit
and orange sections, hot pack
pints
or quarts
8
grapefruit
and orange sections, raw pack
pints 8
rhubarb pints
or quarts
8
******** ******** ********
applesauce quarts 10
apricots pints
or quarts
10
berries,
whole, raw pack
quarts 10
cherries,
raw pack
pints
or quarts
10
cherries,
whole, hot pack
quarts 10
crushed
tomatoes @ 15lbs
pints
or quarts
10
grapefruit
and orange sections, raw pack
quarts 10
nectarines pints
or quarts
10
nut
meats
half-pints
or pints
10
peaches pints
or quarts
10
pears pints
or quarts
10
plum pints
or quarts
10
standard
tomato sauce @ 15lbs
pints
or quarts
10
tomato
juice @15lbs
pints
or quarts
10
tomato
veggie juice @ 15lbs
pints
or quarts
10
tomatoes,
whole or halved in water, @ 10lbs
pints
or quarts
10
tomatoes,
whole or halved in water, @ 11lbs
pints
or quarts
10
******** ******** ********
crushed
tomatoes @ 10lbs
pints
or quarts
15
crushed
tomatoes @ 11lbs
pints
or quarts
15
standard
tomato sauce @ 10lbs
pints
or quarts
15
standard
tomato sauce @ 11lbs
pints
or quarts
15
tomato
juice @ 10lbs
pints
or quarts
15
tomato
juice @ 11lbs
pints
or quarts
15
tomato
veggie juice @ 10lbs
pints
or quarts
15
tomato
veggie juice @ 11lbs
pints
or quarts
15
tomatoes,
whole or halved in tomato juice, @ 15lbs
pints
or quarts
15
tomatoes,
whole or halved in water, @ 5lbs
pints
or quarts
15
tomatoes,
whole or halved in water, @ 6lbs
pints
or quarts
15
tomatoes,
whole or halved, raw with no added water, @ 15lbs
pints
or quarts
15
******** ******** ********
beans,
snap and Italian
pints 20
chicken
or turkey stock
pints 20
crushed
tomatoes @ 5lbs
pints
or quarts
20
crushed
tomatoes @ 6lbs
pints
or quarts
20
meat
stock
pints 20
Mexican
tomato sauce
pints 20
spaghetti
sauce without meat
pints 20
standard
tomato sauce @ 5lbs
pints
or quarts
20
standard
tomato sauce @ 6lbs
pints
or quarts
20
tomato
juice @ 5lbs
pints
or quarts
20
tomato
juice at 6lbs
pints
or quarts
20
tomato
veggie juice @ 5lbs
pints
or quarts
20
tomato
veggie juice @ 6lbs
pints
or quarts
20
******** ******** ********
beans,
snap and Italian
quarts 25
carrots pints 25
chicken
or turkey stock
quarts 25
meat
stock
quarts 25
Mexican
tomato sauce
quarts 25
okra pints 25
spaghetti
sauce without meat
quarts 25
tomatoes,
whole or halved in tomato juice, @ 11lbs
pints
or quarts
25
tomatoes,
whole or halved in tomato juice, @10lbs
pints
or quarts
25
tomatoes,
whole or halved, raw with no added water, @ 10lbs
pints
or quarts
25
tomatoes,
whole or halved, raw with no added water, @ 11lbs
pints
or quarts
25
******** ******** ********
asparagus pints 30
beets pints 30
carrots quarts 30
tomatoes
with okra or zucchini
pints 30
******** ******** ********
beets quarts 35
peppers half-pints
or pints
35
potatoes,
white
pints 35
tomatoes
with okra or zucchini
quarts 35
******** ******** ********
asparagus quarts 40
beans,
fresh lima
pints 40
okra quarts 40
peas,
English or green
pints
or quarts
40
potatoes,
white
quarts 40
tomatoes,
whole or halved in tomato juice, @ 6lbs
pints
or quarts
40
tomatoes,
whole or halved in tomato juice, @5lbs
pints
or quarts
40
tomatoes,
whole or halved, raw with no added water, @ 5lbs
pints
or quarts
40
tomatoes,
whole or halved, raw with no added water, @ 6lbs
pints
or quarts
40
******** ******** ********
green
peanuts
pints 45
mushrooms half-pints
or pints
45
******** ******** ********
beans,
fresh lima
quarts 50
green
peanuts
quarts 50
******** ******** ********
corn,
whole kernel
pints 55
pumpkins
and winter squash
pints 55
winter
squash and pumpkins
pints 55
******** ******** ********
clams half-pints 60
soups
(except seafood)
pints 60
spaghetti
sauce with meat
pints 60
succotash pints 60
******** ******** ********
beans,
baked
pints 65
beans,
dry with tomato or molasses sauce
pints 65
chicken
or rabbit, with bones
pints 65
potatoes,
sweet
pints 65
******** ******** ********
clams pints 70
crab
meat
half-pints 70
spaghetti
sauce with meat
quarts 70
spinach
and other greens
pints 70
******** ******** ********
beans
or peas, shelled, dried, all varieties
pints 75
beans,
baked
quarts 75
beans,
dry with tomato or molasses sauce
quarts 75
chicken
or rabbit, with bones
quarts 75
chicken
or rabbit, without bones
pints 75
chili
con carne
pints 75
meat,
ground or chopped
pints 75
meat,
strips/cubes/chunks
pints 75
mixed
vegetables
pints 75
oysters half-pints
or pints
75
soups
(except seafood)
quarts 75
******** ******** ********
crab
meat
pints 80
******** ******** ********
corn
whole kernel
quarts 85
corn,
creamed
pints 85
succotash quarts 85
******** ******** ********
beans
or peas, shelled, dried, all varieties
quarts 90
chicken
or rabbit, without bones
quarts 90
meat,
ground or chopped
quarts 90
meat,
strips/cubes/chunks
quarts 90
mincemeat
pie filling
quarts 90
mixed
vegetables
quarts 90
potatoes,
sweet
quarts 90
pumpkins
and winter squash
quarts 90
spinach
and other greens
quarts 90
winter
squash and pumpkins
quarts 90
******** ******** ********
fish pints 100
soups
(seafood)
pints 100
soups
(seafood)
quarts 100
tuna half-pints
or pints
100
******** ******** ********
fish,
smoked
pints 110
******** ******** ********
fish quarts 60
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