Star be sure and wait for somebody who has had luck canning potatoes. I have never liked a canned potato BUT I hear it is because I didn't do it right and there is a trick to it that takes away that bad taste.I’m pressure canning a batch of carrots, and then potatoes. First time pressure canning. Any tips? I have the presto pressure canner. There is no way I could ever afford an All American pressure canner.
A couple months ago we canned 25 lb.s of carrots and have been canning carrots for years now.I cut my taters and do a short soak followed by a rinse. It helps with the starch. Can't help with the carrots, they have to be crunchy or in not eating them.
I know why if they came out tasting like ours did,. And we canned 50 lb.s of the suckers too! so we ate then but didn't like it. I could calm down flavor if I put enough spices in potatoe salad,still nto that good but could stand it.We kept them both in a box of sand in the well house.just layered the sand and vegies. Because of the coolness in there they kept very well. Grandma never canned any of those.
Snap glad you can handle it, we don't even like store bought canned potatoes either not sure what happens when potatoes are canned. .I actually love my canned potatoes! I do peel them unless thin skin. I follow the Ball Blue Book instructions for chunks of potatoes. And then I made steak fries and also sliced for home fries. I figure just different shapes. Pressure canning was scary at first but gets much easier. I have the Presto 23 qt and the smaller one 16 qt. maybe.
I did sliced carrots glazed in orange juice and brown sugar recently. Turned out good.
I’m a weirdo. I eat the store canned potatoes straight out of the can.Snap glad you can handle it, we don't even like store bought canned potatoes either not sure what happens when potatoes are canned. .
I heard dehydrating potatoes come out good but haven't tried that.
I like having canned potatoes in my pantry, but potatoes are something I hardly eat anymore. I have greatly decreased carbohydrates in my diet.Meat, potatoes, carrots, onions, and beef stock - all canned and stored. Well the onions are dehydrated, canned and stored.
There are a lot of ways to use the single ingredients or you can combine them and make a soup or stew.