Dry canning

JuliaqbFebruary 24, 2013

I was wondering if dry canning or oven canning is safe for dry goods. Like uncooked pasta, rice, flour.

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First, did you intend to post in the Knitting forum?

Vacuum sealing will extend shelf life on those items. The heat necessary for oven canning would be detrimental. Flour has a fairly limited shelf life, regardless, because of the oils present. You would be better off with whole grains if you want longer-term storage.

    Bookmark   February 25, 2013 at 10:27AM
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Also........it is best to freeze any flours that will not be used in the near future.
This stabilizes the oils.

    Bookmark   March 26, 2013 at 10:43AM
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