What is the difference between water-boiling canning and steam-boiling canning?

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    tritrainposted 6 years ago

    What is the difference between water-boiling canning and steam-boiling canning?

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    CentralWIGardenerposted 6 years ago

    What you are referring to as "steam- boiling" is the pressure canning process.  Water boils at 212 degrees F and the pressure canning allows the water to reach a hotter than boiling temperature and works well to preserve low acid foods like corn, cauliflower, and meats.

 
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