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Offline jrebel

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Re: Best pressure canner to purchase??
« Reply #30 on: October 13, 2019, 03:51:22 PM »
All American 930 ordered and should be here Tuesday.  Decided on the All American because I will be using a gas / propane burner and storage concerns are not an issue for my set up.  Figured bigger is better and if I need a smaller one at a later date, I would add a 21-23 qt presto to the mix.  Let the canning begin!!!!! 

Thanks for all the responses.   :tup:

Jrebel, I'm sure you know it's best to keep the propane down around medium/low for pressure canning.  Not a good idea to fire up the crab cooker on high, which could damage the pot.  Also, I found working inside a garage keeps the wind from being a factor, cooling down the vessel.  Enjoy.   :tup:

Thanks for the tips.  This will be my first time pressure canning anything.  I will be doing quite a bit of reading over the next few weeks in preparation for canning deer and moose. 

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Re: Best pressure canner to purchase??
« Reply #31 on: October 13, 2019, 07:44:31 PM »
Alaska Fairbanks Extension has a great youtube channel.  Tons of great videos for the sportsman.  Here's one of them on the basics of pressure canning, featuring the All American pressure canner. 


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Re: Best pressure canner to purchase??
« Reply #32 on: October 14, 2019, 12:25:09 PM »
If you haven't already bought it, this little kit is a very useful thing to have:

https://www.amazon.com/Norpro-Canning-Essentials-Boxed-Piece/dp/B0000DDVMH
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Re: Best pressure canner to purchase??
« Reply #33 on: October 25, 2019, 07:10:26 PM »
Canned 14 quarts of deer meat last night.  I did the raw pack method with only adding 1/2 tsp of salt.  Just opened the first jar tonight to taste it and it is amazing.  Cannot believe this is the first time I have ever been exposed to canned venison.  Everyone should give this a try......pot roast in a can.   :tup: :tup: :tup: :tup:

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Re: Best pressure canner to purchase??
« Reply #34 on: October 25, 2019, 09:54:48 PM »
you can eat it with crackers right out the jar  :chuckle:   :tup:

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Re: Best pressure canner to purchase??
« Reply #35 on: October 28, 2019, 06:17:10 AM »
Canned 14 quarts of deer meat last night.  I did the raw pack method with only adding 1/2 tsp of salt.  Just opened the first jar tonight to taste it and it is amazing.  Cannot believe this is the first time I have ever been exposed to canned venison.  Everyone should give this a try......pot roast in a can.   :tup: :tup: :tup: :tup:

  :yeah:. You can't beat it!

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Re: Best pressure canner to purchase??
« Reply #36 on: November 01, 2019, 09:49:43 AM »
here is a video I made using my ALL AMERICAN which I love.  Funny thing is I have never done venison.  Some of my buddies have and told me it's awesome too so I need to do that asap and try it out. 


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Re: Best pressure canner to purchase??
« Reply #37 on: November 01, 2019, 01:28:59 PM »
Canned 14 quarts of deer meat last night.  I did the raw pack method with only adding 1/2 tsp of salt.  Just opened the first jar tonight to taste it and it is amazing.  Cannot believe this is the first time I have ever been exposed to canned venison.  Everyone should give this a try......pot roast in a can.   :tup: :tup: :tup: :tup:

I felt the same way. Warm it up in a pan and serve with noodles, rice, potatoes,??? Tastes like you've been cooking all day!

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Re: Best pressure canner to purchase??
« Reply #38 on: February 23, 2020, 04:13:28 PM »
I like my presto, but mainly because I have a flat top stove, and it's one of the few safe for my stove. Other heavier scanners can crack the glass.

 


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