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This is a guide about canning beef stew. Save some of that large batch of beef stew by canning it for later use.
This video shows you how to preserve extra beef you have leftover and can't use right away by canning it
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I am looking for a way to can beef. It doesn't seem to be available in the retail stores here in Nebraska.
Go to SimplyCanning.com. This is a great site for canning beef and other meats. Good Luck. Mary
If you are using the hot water bath, you need to boil the water for 3 hours.
You will need a Pressure canner. I cut my beef in chunks, pack it tightly into a sterile jar raw. Work it in to take out the air bubbles. I add 1/2 teaspoon of canning salt per pint. Wipe rims with a paper towel dipped in vinegar, add lids, apply rings. The time/pressure depends upon where you live. Where I live I pressure it at 10 pounds of pressure for 75 minutes for pints, 90 minutes for quarts. I would NEVER can meats by BWB method. It is way too dangerous. Yes, I know some have done it, but my family is too precious to me to attempt it.