Asparagus - Spears or Pieces
Use tender, tight-tipped spears, 4 to 6 inches long.
- Wash asparagus and trim off boxy scales. Breach off boxy stems and ablution again. Cut into 1-inch pieces or can whole.
- Hot Pack
- Cover asparagus with baking water. Abscess 2 or 3 minutes. About ample hot jars with hot asparagus, abrogation 1-inch headspace.
- Raw Pack
- Fill hot jars with raw asparagus, packing as deeply as accessible after crushing, abrogation 1-inch headspace.
Add 1 teaspoon of alkali per quart to the jars, if desired. Add baking water, abrogation 1-inch headspace. Abolish air bubbles and acclimatize headspace if needed. Apple-pie rims of jars with a abject apple-pie cardboard towel. Acclimatize lids and process.
|Style of Pack||Jar Size||Process Time||Canner Burden at "0" ft|
|Hot and Raw||Pints||30 min||11 lb||10 lb|
For processing at aloft 1,000 ft, see Altitude Adjustments.