I didn't have a mother who canned anything. She did learn to use her freezer but even the microwave was a bit exotic. So I was quite excited today to attend a class taught by Kaila at church on canning. We canned peaches, pears, strawberry jam, strawberry and peach jam and picked beets. Oh it was terrific. As Kaila said, it was something like a symphony in order to have all the parts ready and in the right order.
So we began with fresh fruit and vegetables,