Do you have a methiod of sealing glass jars e,g, homemade pickles in recycled glass jars?
It is not a good idea to use recycled glass jars for canning, using either the boiling water or pressure cooking method. The basic problem is the glass can shatter during the canning process.
That said, you can find some recipes for brined vegetables that do not involve a canning process. There is one recipe for gherkins, I know of, that involves washing the tiny cukes, covering them with salt for a couple hours, rinsing them, packing them into the jars with herbs, garlic, and onions; and then filling the jar with 5% concentrate vinegar and aging for six weeks before using. Refrigeration is not needed.
by TurtleDog 4 years ago
I make candles. When I make candles in glass jars I noticed they do not burn evenly. How do I fix?I am new at candle making. My candles are made by pouring premium (paraffin I think) candle wax into glass jars. When lit for a while the wax does not burn evenly across the top of the candle. I heard...
by s simpson 8 years ago
What sort of jars do you need for canning pears-do they have to be kilner jars or will jars with...a screw tot lid suffice - I live in Yorkshire and those are the only options we seem to have thanks
by Patsy Bell Hobson 6 years ago
When canning pickles, how long do you have to wait to open and try them?
by cactusbythesea 6 years ago
What are some creative ways to reuse glass jars?
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