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               CANNING SNAP & ITALIAN BEAN PIECES (GREEN & W
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Canning                          Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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   Quantity: An average of 14 pounds is needed per canner
   load of 7 quarts; an average of 9 pounds is needed per
   canner load of 9 pints. A bushel weighs 30 pounds and
   yields 12 to 20 quarts--an average of 2 pounds per
   quart.
   
   Quality: Select filled but tender, crisp pods. Remove
   and discard diseased and rusty pods.
   
   Procedure: Wash beans and trim ends. Leave whole or
   cut or snap into 1-inch pieces.
   
   Hot pack--Cover with boiling water; boil 5 minutes.
   Fill jars loosely, leaving 1-inch headspace.
   
   Raw pack--Fill jars tightly with raw beans, leaving
   1-inch headspace. Add 1 teaspoon of canning salt per
   quart to the jar, if desired. Add boiling water,
   leaving 1-inch headspace.
   
   Adjust lids and process following the recommendations
   in Table 1 or Table 2 according to the method of
   canning used.
   
   Table 1. Recommended process time for Snap and Italian
   Beans in a dial-gauge pressure canner.
   
   Style of Pack: Hot and Raw.  Jar Size: Pints, Quarts.
   Process Time: 20 minutes for Pints, 25 minutes for
   Quarts. Canner Pressure (PSI) at Altitudes of 0 -
   2,000 ft: 11 lb.
                                   2,001 - 4,000 ft: 12
   lb.
                                   4,001 - 6,000 ft: 13
   lb.
                                   6,001 - 8,000 ft: 14
   lb. Table 2. Recommended process time for Snap and
   Italian Beans in a weighted-gauge pressure canner.
   
   Style of Pack: Hot and Raw.  Jar Size: Pints, Quarts.
   Process Time: 20 minutes for Pints, 25 minutes for
   Quarts. Canner Pressure (PSI) at Altitudes of 0 -
   1,000 ft: 10 lb.
                                     Above 1,000 ft: 15
   lb.
   
   ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ  ÿ * USDA Agriculture Information Bulletin No. 539
   (rev. 1994) * Meal-Master format courtesy of Karen
   Mintzias
  
 
 
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