Purchase Kerr canning booklets at AbeBooks.com, Amazon.com and Ebay.com by entering "Kerr canning booklet" into the search field at the top of the respective home page. Find a Ball canning book on FreshPreserving.com by clicking the Kits and Accessories link under the Products heading.
The "Ball Blue Book Guide to Preserving" offers step-by-step instructions for canning and other food preservation methods, as well as more than 500 recipes. The Ball website also provides canning guidance on the Getting Started page, which is accessible via the Canning heading at the top of FreshPreserving.com. Detailed instructions and videos about the two primary canning techniques, water bath and pressure canning, are available. Water bath canning is used for foods with high acid content, and pressure canning is used for foods with low acid content.