Translation: Canning is Preserving or Bottling

This is just a tip for non-USA residents that I have finally managed to work out! Canning, for all of us Europeans, means preserving or bottling! Not a tin in sight!

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I have deleted so many tips and recipes because I was under the impression that canning meant something that has baked beans in it! Just for information only.

By Cett from Malta, Europe

Editor's Note: Thanks Cett. Because we are in the USA, we sometimes don't realize the differences in terminology.

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August 12, 20080 found this helpful

Not just for non-Americans! I thought the same thing.

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August 13, 20080 found this helpful

hello, Cett from Malta. i used 2 live on Malta when i was a child. when i came 2 the USA n i had no clue what "canning" was.

like u said, "baked beans". lolol

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August 13, 20080 found this helpful

thanks Cett, I too have passed up many recipies that would have been useful.

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