[gardeners] Re:stupid jalapeno question

bsk (gardeners@globalgarden.com)
Fri, 26 Mar 1999 20:48:57 -0600

I have often wondered about some of this stuff! Seems like money and the legal aspect
interfere in everything.
    I know some of our grandparents didn't pressure can everything they put up.


George Shirley wrote:

> If  you are canning high acid vegetables you don't need to pressure can. High acid
> would be tomatoes (be careful if you're growing low acid types - add a little
> vinegar or lemon juice to bring pH up), and pickled veggies in a vinegar solution.
> Some extension services are more worried about getting sued and/or supporting big
> business than in conveying the proper information.  <VBG>
> George