The Ball FreshTECH Automatic Home Canning System

Topping the Capper's Farmer holiday gift guide for 2014: the Ball FreshTECH Automatic Home Canning System.

Ball FreshTECH Automatic Home Canning System

The Ball FreshTECH Automatic Home Canning System is ideal for anyone interested in preserving, whether they are new to the process or already an experienced canner.

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The Ball FreshTECH Automatic Home Canning System makes a great gift for newlyweds or couples who garden and either already preserve their bounty or who have mentioned wanting to learn to preserve their garden-fresh fruits and veggies. This would also make a great gift for a family – instead of buying separate gifts for each family member. With a gift like this, the whole family could work as a team to preserve food and save money for the household, while at the same time spending quality time together as a family.

This revolutionary appliance makes preserving jams, jellies, pickles and more as easy as pushing a button. It’s a far cry from the water-bath canning method requiring cooks to perfectly time and heat their jars. With seven built-in safety checks and a completely automated jar processing system, the appliance makes canning simple and safe every time. It can also save up to 30% less time, and uses 50% less energy and 85% less water than traditional canning methods.

The Automatic Home Canning System includes a removeable inner pot for easy cleaning, a jar rack and jar lifter, two vent cleaners, and a recipe book. What we really like about this system is that while it’s small enough to be convenient, it’s also large enough to process 6 half pint, 4 pint, or 3 quart jars per batch. Cleaning is also simple, because the inner pot, jar rack and lifter are all dishwasher safe.

For more information, or to order, visit Fresh Preserving Store. While there, don’t forget to check out all the other Ball products.

Need more gift ideas? The 2014 Capper’s Farmer Holiday Gift Guide has lots of great gifts for everyone on your list.