Pressure Canning Asparagus at Home
Asparagus is one of the those amazing gifts of spring. I put it on par with the English pea and arugula as those first blessings from the garden. If asparagus is cooked too long it can become terrible. In fact, for many years I thought asparagus was what came out of the cans at the supermarket. When you can your own asparagus you get to preserve as much of that spring harvest as possible. This article features a great method for canning asparagus and saving it for a time when your asparagus has long stopped producing.
The article focuses on the preparation of the asparagus prior to canning as well as manipulating the stalks so that they can perfect. This is followed up with a great pressure cooker method on what how long and how much to can. From here you are left with ball jars full of springs best!