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Post  bnoles on 9/14/2013, 1:15 pm

After much consideration and having fun with my water bath canner this summer, I decided to get serious and order a pressure caner.  This one has a weighted 5/10/15 steam release jiggler sold separately which I ordered at the same time.  This model also doubles as a water bath canner so I can eliminate the other one and save space. Did I do okay with my selection in that price range?  

I look forward to expanding my horizons with this addition. Very Happy 

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0000BYCFU/ref=pe_385040_30332200_pe_309540_26725410_item

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Re: Got serious and ordered a pressure canner

Post  CapeCoddess on 9/14/2013, 1:33 pm

Dang! Looks like a great deal to me. It's a beauty! What a Face  I like that you can pressure cook with it also.

I can a lot of beans with mine. The dried ones are so cheap. And the cooker makes super fast soup stocks.

Betcha can't wait til it shows up! Very Happy 

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Re: Got serious and ordered a pressure canner

Post  bnoles on 9/14/2013, 2:26 pm

Thanks for the encouraging comment CC. Yes.... I must say that I am anxious to see it arrive and already thinking about my first potential projects Very Happy 

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Post  sanderson on 9/14/2013, 2:53 pm

Bought mine off eBay, like new. It's still waiting for me to use it, but now that I have the Blue Book, no excuses!

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Re: Got serious and ordered a pressure canner

Post  littlejo on 9/14/2013, 5:18 pm

Same 1 I got! It works great! Order yourself another canning rack, I found 1 at a garage sale. No one knew what it was for. You can stack your jars(pint and 1/2 pint) and do twice as much. I water bathed 1/2 pints apple sauce, I think 25 jars at one time.
First time pressure canning can be scary, but you will like it as time goes on.
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Re: Got serious and ordered a pressure canner

Post  bnoles on 9/14/2013, 5:34 pm

Yep... got my blue book in hand too Sanderson

Great idea on the additional rack littlejo, I'll be on the lookout for one.

This is going to be fun!

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Post  cheyannarach on 9/14/2013, 6:14 pm

I like to use my other canner for boiling the jars and keeping a big pot of boiling water going incase I needed more jars than I thought!  Congrats, let us know when you use it!!

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Post  Nonna.PapaVino on 9/14/2013, 6:34 pm

Very good price, for sure.  It's the same Presto canner I just gave my son/daughter-in-law after finding it at Goodwill for...well, let's just say, for "a steal."  They will be putting up applesauce early next month.  Great to see the next generation becoming interested in organic foods, and canning same.  Nonna (who today canned 9 pints of tomato sauce and 7 pint-and-a-half jars of tomato juice)

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Post  Goosegirl on 9/14/2013, 8:55 pm

Same one I bought last year - love it!

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Post  Triciasgarden on 9/15/2013, 8:40 pm

drooling  I am so excited for you!  That is something I need to get!

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Post  Marc Iverson on 9/16/2013, 12:34 pm

Very cool! Glad you got one of the safer ones. Good price, too.

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Must I only dream this year or is there another way ???

Post  plantoid on 9/16/2013, 3:46 pm

Very Happy Dear Santa Clause,

David has been a good boy all year and always eaten his greens  ( well not fresh garden peas he hates them )

If you have room on your sleigh would you bring him , " A 21 & 1/2  quart All American Canner "
 He would be delighted with it even if it were the only crimbo prezzie he got .

Lots of love

Davids secret admirer and friend Embarassed

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Post  lyndeeloo on 9/17/2013, 7:25 am

@bnoles wrote:After much consideration and having fun with my water bath canner this summer, I decided to get serious and order a pressure caner.  
Just ordered the same one!!!!!!!!!! So excited. Can't wait for it to arrive. Happy Canning bnoles!

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Re: Got serious and ordered a pressure canner

Post  bnoles on 9/17/2013, 11:07 am

Thanks again everyone.. Amazon tracking says it will arrive tomorrow (Weds) and I can't wait.

Hey David.... it is good to find someone that still believes santa rendeer  lol! 

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Cool!

Post  Windmere on 9/17/2013, 11:11 am

Wow Bob!  That is awsome!  You are really hard core now (ha ha).  I'm very impressed and I wish you good results with your next endeavor!

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Re: Got serious and ordered a pressure canner

Post  plantoid on 9/17/2013, 12:36 pm

@bnoles wrote:Thanks again everyone.. Amazon tracking says it will arrive tomorrow (Weds) and I can't wait.

Hey David.... it is good to find someone that still believes santarendeer  lol! 
sunny I believe honest Santa cheers  .


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Will a wind sock from the local air base be OK ???

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It's here.... it's here....

Post  bnoles on 9/18/2013, 5:33 pm

FedEx man dropped off the package I was waiting for all day with my new pressure canner inside.  I am so excited     

A very heavy duty and well made unit for the price point.  I did go back  get a 2nd bottom rack to double stack pint jars as suggested by littlejo in an earlier reply.  I think I am going to love this one.

Yes Virgina/David..... there is a Santa santa 

lol! 


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Re: Got serious and ordered a pressure canner

Post  Nonna.PapaVino on 9/18/2013, 8:29 pm

HooRay!  Congratulations and a great time canning.  It'll be sooo satisfying to open a lovely can of, say, peaches and serve them to admiring guests at Christmas with the Roast.  So, what canning books have you bought?  Our best to you, Nonna

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Re: Got serious and ordered a pressure canner

Post  bnoles on 9/18/2013, 9:15 pm

Thanks Nonna! I have the Blue book of course and there was a really good book that came with the canner also.

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Post  meatburner on 9/18/2013, 10:17 pm

Great looking canner bnoles!   Now get that thing dirty with some canning jars at 10#'s.

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Post  mschaef on 9/18/2013, 11:32 pm

This is on my list of things I want. I just need to get over the fear of using one before I buy one...lol. Wink

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Re: Got serious and ordered a pressure canner

Post  llama momma on 9/19/2013, 7:39 am

I gotta say this -- It is really neat to see how so many of us expand our garden interests. 
 
But in one year flat,  Bnoles has gone from sfg to composting to chickens to worming -the summit of all hobbies rofl   to canning to pressure canning. 
 
It's like watching a rocket take off. Razz  What's next Bob? Building a greenhouse? Start up your own vegetable business?  Fruit trees?  Oh I know, bees are next right?  You accomplished a lot in a compressed amount of time.  Ok I'm finished and apologize for embarrassing the poor guy.  I've had a lot of fun watching this forum and seeing what everybody else is up to.
 
This one's for everybody

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Re: Got serious and ordered a pressure canner

Post  bnoles on 9/19/2013, 8:13 am

Gina.... actually I was looking into raising llamas rofl rofl rofl 

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Re: Got serious and ordered a pressure canner

Post  llama momma on 9/19/2013, 8:30 am

Well, you were able to get permission to have chickens.... I dare you  Razz

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Re: Got serious and ordered a pressure canner

Post  CapeCoddess on 9/19/2013, 5:03 pm

@mschaef wrote:This is on my list of things I want. I just need to get over the fear of using one before I buy one...lol. Wink
There's a great book on Pressure Cooking that starts out telling the whole history of the Pressure Cooker, which is basically what the pressure canners are.  It explains how safe todays cookers are.  I checked it out of the library and was glued to the book until I finished that part.  It's called Miss Vickie's big book of pressure cooker recipes by Vicki Smith.

It's worth the read for peace of mind.

bnoles, what's first??? What a Face 

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