Option to Make a Batch and Can
I have come to love canning. At first I thought it was old fashioned and time consuming. Then I planted a vegetable garden. Wow was I overwhelmed with food! I went out in early August and purchased a pressure canner with all the extras (lucky for me that was a great time because everything was on sale!)
Now I not only do canning in fall, I can all year round. When I find a good buy on fruits and vegetables, that compare greatly with fresh garden types, I buy in bulk and can it. I am particular in where I buy my vegetables, and when I get a local farmer giving a good deal on a Sunday Farmers Market, right before they close, I am ecstatic.