Canning labels make great gift tags for the holidays! Just print them out on cardstock, punch a hole and string your favorite ribbon through. And don’t forget – homemade preserves make great gifts, too!
An average of 17½ pounds is needed per canner load of 7 quarts; an average of 11 pounds is needed per canner load of 9 pints. A lug weighs 25 pounds and yields 8 to 12 quarts – an average of 2½ pounds per quart.