Ball FreshTech Electric Water Bath Canner, 21-quart : The Ball FreshTech Electric Water Bath Canner is the easy-to-use canner and multi-use cooker that saves time, energy and frees up your stove top. With specific setting for canning, this 21 quart steam canner takes away the guesswork. Turn the dial to the canning setting to automatically process jams, jellies, pickles, sauces, fruits and vegetables. Save up to 20% energy compared to traditional water bath canning on a stove top, keep kitchen cooler and eliminate continuous checking to see if canning is done. Traditional water bath canning requires lifting heavy pots from the stove top to the sink. With the built-in water-draining spigot and detachable base on this automatic canner, you no longer have to lift and pour heavy pots. Flip the spigot handle to drain water and save your back. Canning rack accommodates up to 7 quart size jars, 8 pint or 12 half pint jars to can efficiently and expertly whether you're a novice or veteran of home canning. This electric multi-cooker is ahead of its time for multitasking. With low, medium and high settings, you can steam crisp-tender vegetables, boil pastas, simmer sauces or soups, steam seafood and more. Simmer, steam, boil, cook or blanch with one versatile countertop appliance. Includes steaming/diffuser rack to preserve fresh flavors of vegetables and succulent richness of seafood. With the large 21 quart capacity, this efficient cooker boils pasta for large gatherings or potatoes to serve a mega-batch of homemade potato salad. Let this cooker simmer your homemade chicken noodle soup, spicy chili or savory stew, keep your stove top clear, and easily serve everyone at the table. With the convenient easy-pour spigot, this vessel also transforms itself into a self-serve station for hot beverages on a buffet. Easy to use, easy to clean and energy efficient, this electric multi-cooker replaces multiple appliances. Base nests in unit for compact storage. Durable glass lid is equipped with two steam vents to prevent boilovers. Soft-touch, nonslip silicone handles are heat-resistant for safe comfortable grip and easy transport. Step-by-step recipe booklet for canning jam, jelly, fruits, salsas and sauces also includes convenient timetables for steaming, blanching and soup recipes. 1,500 watts. Dishwasher safe lid and racks. Hand wash removable spigot assembly. Product Features Automatic canner is also a multi-use cooker with low, medium and high settings to steam, simmer, boil, and blanch foods Turn the dial to canning setting, eliminate guesswork and ensure perfectly preserved jams, jellies, sauces and foods Energy efficient canner uses up to 20% less energy than traditional water bath canning Interior maximum fill, steam fill and minimum water fill lines Built-in spigot to easily drain water without having to lift heavy pots from stove top to sink Canning rack holds up to 7 quart size jars, 8 pint or 12 half-pint jars Multitasking appliance steams vegetables, seafood, poultry or meat Large 21 quart capacity simmers soup, stew or chili for large gatherings Boils large quantities of pasta or potatoes Dispenses hot beverages with easy-pour spigot Glass lid with two steam vents prevents boilovers Soft-touch nonslip handles on pot and lid allow safe transport Base nests in unit for compact storage Recipe booklet for canning also includes sauce, salsa, soup, stew and hot beverage recipes Timetables for steaming and blanching Instruction booklet for canning, steaming, blanching, cooking soups and stews, boiling pasta, and simmering hot beverages Not for use when canning low acid foods, such as beans, green beans, squash, potatoes, etc. Not recommended for outdoor use.