How critical is it to leave the jars to cool in the hot water bath over night? I have enough...
tomatoes to make 2 batches and I would like to do it all today. When I have canned other things I have taken the jars out of the pot and let them cool slowly on a counter - there has never been a problem with them sealing. Can I just process the jars of green cherry tomato pickles a little longer? What is the rational behind letting the jars cool in the water bath? I had some of the pickles someone else made and they were really good. So I decided to try it with my green tomato crop. Thanks for answering
I've never heard of having to leave them overnight in the water bath. I'm guessing it's to allow them to cool slowly. I think you will have no problem setting them on the counter (not touching), I usually cover mine with a towel.
by Margaret Longmuir6 years ago
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by skuxx6 years ago
I herd that if you leave food out for a while to cool down, it can be cautious! is this true and...why?
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