Michigan State University Extension
Preserving Food Safely - 01600965
You may prepare any chunk-style or pureed fruit with or without sugar. Pack in half-pint, preferably, or pint jars and use the following processing times.
PROCESS TIME FOR BABY FOODS IN A BOILING-WATER CANNER
Process Time at Altitudes of Style of Jar 0- 1001- 6001- Pack Size 1000 ft. 6000 ft. 8000 ft.
Hot Pints 20 min. 25 30
CAUTION: DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CAN PUREED VEGETABLES, RED MEATS, OR POULTRY MEATS, BECAUSE PROPER PROCESSING TIMES FOR PUREED FOODS HAVE NOT BEEN DETERMINED FOR HOME USE.
Instead, can and store these foods using the standard processing procedures; puree or blend them at serving time. Heat the blended foods to boiling, simmer for 10 minutes, cool, and serve. Store unused portions in the refrigerator and use within 2 days for best quality.