how to build a canned food storage rack

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 We have been looking for a way to store our canned food that takes up less space than just putting them on a shelf.  We found inspiration on Pinterest and built our own self-rotating racks!  With just a piece of plywood and some 1x3s and some 1x2s.  Some L brackets and lots of screws we built this!!  We made sure that the cans that we wanted to put here fit in each row.  At the bottom of each row, we put this wedge piece.

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http://amy-toby.blogspot.ca/2012/03/canned-food-storage.html

Canning Homemade!: Pressure Canning Safely

 

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Pressure Canning Safely

 

Pressure canning is the only method recommended safe by the U.S.D.A. for low-acid foods such as vegetables, meats and fish.
No matter how high you turn up the heat, boiling water cannot surpass 212 degrees F (even lower at high altitudes). A Pressure Canner brings jar temperatures up to 240-250 degrees F at just 15 lbs sq. in. This temperature can be reached only by creating steam under pressure.
  • 100% bacteria kill guaranteed!
  • Simple and safe to use
Note: Glass-top ranges are not designed for the high heat of canning.

Canning Homemade!: Pressure Canning Safely.