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3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Sterilize Canning Jars in Your Oven

If you have been canning for a while then it is likely you have been told how important it is…

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Vinegar and Canning – 13 Questions You Did Not Know You Had

1. What does vinegar do in canning? Vinegar is one of the main types of acid used during canning to…

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Heat and Your Mason Jars [ 9 ] Top Questions & The Answers

Unedited Image in Featured Image appeared on www.kitchenistadiaries.com With cooking temperatures ranging from 100 degrees to more than 500 degrees…

Hidden danger of unsafe canning Botulism
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Hidden Danger of Unsafe Canning Why You Should Follow Tried Recipes

The main danger you face when canning is potential food poisoning. The most common cause of this is Botulism. This…

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Can You Microwave Mason Jars with Food in Them?

It is safe to microwave most modern glass jars. Brands such as Ball,Kerr and Jerdan often include microwave-safe symbols on…

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Hot Pack Canning vs Cold Pack Canning [What’s the Difference]

Hot pack canning involves boiling the food to reduce its size and remove excess air before packing it into heated…

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Why Do My Mason Lids Rust? A One-Stop Guide to Rust & Mason Lids

Mason Jars have been around for over 150 years. While they are great for canning, storing food and about a…

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Can You Freeze Glass Jars? 3 Tips to Do It Safely

Mason Jars the King of Food Storage Nearly every prepper, homesteader or Southern Tea Drinker has mason jars around their…