Visit FreshPreserving.com or Amazon.com to buy the Ball Blue Book "Guide to Preserving," which provides step-by-step canning instructions along with other food preservation methods. Amazon.com and Lehman's also sell older editions of the book, and Amazon sells the 1995 Ball Blue Book "A Guide to Home Canning, Freezing and Dehydration."
The 37th edition of the Ball Blue Book "Guide to Preserving," published in 2014, provides the latest instructions for canning, pickling, drying and freezing food. It also contains more than 500 recipes that Ball's Fresh Preserving Kitchen chefs have tested and approved. Amazon.com user reviews suggest the book is suitable for both beginners and those more experienced in food canning.