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Are Canning Jars Tempered? Get the facts here.

April 1, 2021 | Canning, Canning 101, Uncategorized

Are canning jars tempered? No, canning jars are not tempered. There are many conflicting claims, and articles posting misinformation which has resulted in significant confusion regarding this topic. We looked at the science and wanted to shed some truth on the matter.  The fact is canning jars are not tempered, not even Ball canning...

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Do I need a Button Lid?

February 8, 2021 | Pickling, Small Business Resources

You do not always need a Button Lid! In this post we will explain when and why you should consider a button lid. What is the Purpose of the Button? The button on a lid indicates there was enough vacuum created in the jar or bottle to pull down the button and keep it...

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Where to Find Home Canning Lids

January 21, 2021 | Canning, News, Product, What's New

*Update: We continue to receive occasional shipments of Bulk Canning Lids and Bands and Ball Retail Packs. See which are available here. The shortage in supply of home canning lids, also known as 2-piece canning lids, flats, or lids & bands or rings that began in 2020 is not over. Unfortunately, this shortage created...

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Pressure Canning Winter Squash

October 16, 2020 | Canning, Preserving Recipes, Recipes

Summer is coming to a close and fall has arrived!  The season has come for winter squash to mature in gardens and farmers’ fields. Sharon, from Simply Canning, shares her recipe and some tips to pressure can winter squash, such as butternut and pumpkin. Simply Canning, is a great resource for information on canning...

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