Putting Up is the quintessential primer on safe canning. From detailed discussions on each piece of equipment necessary to have a successful canning experience to the use of acids, temperature, vacuum and sterility it is here. This is followed by more than sixty southern recipes many of which have graced tables and sideboards for more than a hundred years. With each recipe there are step by step procedures so even the most inexperienced will have an easy time and a satisfying and successful outcome. The last chapter features a resource section for finding all things canning. Now in its fourth printing, Putting Up is fast becoming the cannerís standard reference.