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Canning Essentials

Just a basic list of what you need to get started canning.


  • Boiling Water Canner
  • Pressure Canner either weighted or dial gauge. I have a weight gauge.
  • Canning Funnel
  • Magnetic Lid Lifter
  • Jar Lifter
  • Colander (non-reactive)
  • Ladle (non-reactive)
  • measuring cups
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Large Liquid Measuring Cup
  • Small Liquid Measuring Cup
  • Sharp Knife
  • Cutting Board
  • Peeler
  • Food Processor
  • Bubble Remover Tool with a headspace ruler on the handle
  • Jars, most recipes call for pint jars either regular or wide-mouthed but for broth and soups you'll need quart sized.
  • Small Pot for warming the lids
Keyword Canning, Home canning