In this informative episode, The Canning Diva® shares safe thickening agents for use when home canning a variety of recipes. Thickeners like pectin and ClearJel®, also known as Canning Gel, are safe and effective as are various foods like finely chopped apples. With each natural thickening option, Diane shares a delicious canning recipe. She also dives into the chemical make-up of each thickener as well as its best uses, so you may decide what is best and most effective when canning in your home kitchen. Additionally in this episode she shares the science and math behind the various agents so you have a thorough understanding of each and how best to use them when canning.