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Post  Scorpio Rising on 7/30/2015, 5:47 pm

OK, so I have eaten them, given them away to my family, friends, and now my neighbors...I have tons of these beauts! How can I save themif even for a few weeks? I do not can...yet!
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Post  donnainzone5 on 7/30/2015, 6:03 pm

Blanch and freeze.  Be sure to use freezer bags.  I had beans until a couple of months ago.
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Post  Scorpio Rising on 7/30/2015, 6:41 pm

donnainzone10 wrote:Blanch and freeze.  Be sure to use freezer bags.  I had beans until a couple of months ago.
OK will do. Thanks Donna!
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Post  sanderson on 7/31/2015, 2:05 am

Ditto. I bought a Food Saver and I love it for freezing blanched veggies.

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Post  camprn on 7/31/2015, 8:24 am

Spicy Dilly beans drooling

These are easy and could be the start to your canning skill repertoire.

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Post  Scorpio Rising on 7/31/2015, 8:30 am

@camprn wrote:Spicy Dilly beans drooling

These are easy and could be the start to your canning  skill repertoire.

They sound delish!
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Post  sanderson on 3/15/2017, 3:05 am

Are KY wonder a good bean for canning? Is there a prolific bush bean for canning that resembles KY beans in taste and texture? Thanks

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Post  sanderson on 3/16/2017, 11:01 pm

Bump. Any suggestions regarding my above question?

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Post  BeetlesPerSqFt on 3/16/2017, 11:42 pm

I've neither canned beans, nor grown KY Wonder.
Not sure if this helps but I do remember seeing that KY Wonder comes in a bush version as well as pole:
http://sustainableseedco.com/heirloom-vegetable-seeds/a-ca/bean-heirloom-seeds/bush-beans/kentucky-wonder-bush-beans.html
http://www.edenbrothers.com/store/bush-bean-seeds-kentucky-125.html

Here are opinions from someone else:
http://ezinearticles.com/?Green-Beans---The-Best-Green-Beans-to-Grow-For-Canning&id=3201490
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Post  sanderson on 3/16/2017, 11:55 pm

Thank you. I have been reading and these articles are following the trend I've seen so far. I have 8 squares begging for bush beans.

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Post  Scorpio Rising on 3/17/2017, 9:09 pm

My sister in law grew bush green beans and canned:  Blue Lake was her choice year after year.
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