Learning to can your own food is a great way to lower your food budget.  There is a small learning curve but you will feel confident in not time!

One of my favorite things to can is chili. It is so good on a cold winter night. Just open a can and heat, dinner is ready.

This Brandy Spiced Pear Compote recipe has a combination of pears and brandy simmered together in spices such as cloves, cinnamon, and nutmeg.

When you learn to use your pressure canner, you can can lima beans, pinto, green beans and even potatoes.

Canning chickpeas is a great way to save money and the flavor is better than store-bought cans.

Start by visiting my post that teaches you canning terms to help set you up for success.

Then head over to my canning supplies guide to learn what you need to get started.

Be sure to join my free member's printable library to get your own canning jar gift tags

This is my favorite recipe for canning veggie soup.

Come check out all my favorite canning books. Click the button at bottom of this page to see.