The Difference Between Water Bath and Pressure Canners

1305 23Qt Canner leftI’ve been getting a lot of great questions from new and experienced canners alike. Today’s question comes from Sandy:

I am 60 and just learning to can. Never to late! Dopeople still do it in a pressure cooker like my grandma did or are their new and improved ways?

A great question – and it points out the need to explain the differences and purposes of water bath and pressure canners. Continue reading