Can you can fish on those new electric cooktops..Not induction

Discussion in 'Recipes, Storage and Preparation of Seafood' started by Islandgirl, Feb 13, 2011.

  1. Islandgirl

    Islandgirl Well-Known Member

    I have always had a gas cook top for canning. Moving and will have one of those electric cooking surfaces that is smooth..no elements but NOT induction. Has anyone canned fish on one of these? Do they work ok?
     
  2. Fish Assassin

    Fish Assassin Crew Member

    Don't do it, there is no warrenty on canning or pressure cooking on them... Beware and read closely... I just looked into it within the last month..Good Luck..Let me know.Cheers,
     
  3. Gunsmith

    Gunsmith Well-Known Member

    My canner specifically states not to use it on that type of stove. Have no idea why.
     
  4. SpringFever552

    SpringFever552 Well-Known Member

    are you talking of the flat surface stovetops?...

    I canned 2 batches of sockeye using our pressure cooker not too long ago and had no problems...
    "Whirlpool Gold Edition" kitchen appl.
     
  5. Fish Assassin

    Fish Assassin Crew Member

    Just go buy an electric element table top thingy. They are $20-35 or buy a propane ring. Both of them allowing you to do you canning outside.

    Maybe someone on here has one that they can lend or give you.
     
  6. juandesooka

    juandesooka Active Member

    Like springfever, I have done 3 or 4 batches on ours ... didn't even occur to me there was an issue. What is the problem, cracking the glass?
     
  7. Derby

    Derby Crew Member

    Lots of heat over time will crack it or heavy weight & heat over time- Had one break because of that that -Not to do with canning ;) a $300 bill :(
     
  8. Islandgirl

    Islandgirl Well-Known Member

    Guess I will be canning outside (no smell) on one of those propane stoves.
     
  9. vetteman

    vetteman Active Member

    Good to get this info. I've canned a lot with the pressure cooker on our flat top stove with no issues but maybe I've just been lucky. I'll probably use the propane burner out on the deck in the future.
    Dave
     
  10. Fish Assassin

    Fish Assassin Crew Member

    Cuts down the smells.....Got to love that..
     

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