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Old 05-10-2018, 09:22 AM   #1
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Greetings from Florida!

Hello everyone!
came here with some canning questions , but now I see there are so many good forums here ,may stick around! I am a 66 yr old guy ,who likes cooking and always looking to improve the skills and leanr new ones as well as fix problems ! glad to be here !


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Old 05-10-2018, 09:29 AM   #2
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Good Morning welcome to DC
from another Floridian .
I do a lot of canning. What is
your question about canning?


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Old 05-10-2018, 09:53 AM   #3
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Hi and welcome to Discuss Cooking

Josie, he posted a bunch of questions here: http://www.discusscooking.com/forums...d.php?t=100035
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Old 05-10-2018, 10:37 AM   #4
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Old 05-10-2018, 10:51 AM   #5
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Welcome to DC! Las Vegas here.

I went through a canning phase myself. I look forward to hearing about your experiences!
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Old 05-10-2018, 12:18 PM   #6
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Old 05-10-2018, 12:25 PM   #7
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Welcome to DC...
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Old 05-10-2018, 12:51 PM   #8
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well, i have many, a lot were answered in some of the great articles and canning 101 series things very nice! one that has not been answered, is why do the store bought preserves, strawberry, have the little seeds in them? I always noticed they are very heavy in them but mine not so much. am I doing something wrong, or are those just another variety of strawberry? my biggest take away today is , my lack of sugar. I was making those for my 2 yr old granddaughter, so I figured, mom would appreciate less sugar!! explains why they are moving in the jar!!next batch i will know better!!LOL !4 cups seemed excessive!! I used maybe 3/4 of a cup, if that much!!
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Old 05-10-2018, 06:11 PM   #9
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Welcome to DC. We have a lot of fun and I hope we can answer your questions.
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Old 05-10-2018, 06:19 PM   #10
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Hi tcseacliff, and welcome to Discuss Cooking!

I don't know anything about canning, but the "What's for dinner?" daily thread is a popular one here if you care to join in and share your meals. Hope to see more of you!
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Old 05-11-2018, 06:31 AM   #11
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Welcome from another, SE coast, native Floridian.

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