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Is Oven Canning Safe?

September 19, 2022 | Canning, Canning 101

Is oven canning safe? The short & safe answer is “no”. While there are several reasons not to, perhaps the biggest reason is that oven canning is not recommended by ANY of the glass jar or canning lid manufacturers to date. We do not aim to be the preserving police, but with posts on...

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Superb Canning Lids

August 3, 2022 | Canning, Canning 101, Product, Shop, What's New

We are happy to introduce Superb Seal-it-Right Canning Lids to our line of tools for preserving, and be an official distributor. You can learn more about the Ohio-based company who makes them here. Superb canning lids are suitable for both water bath and pressure canning processes and are manufactured in the USA. They are...

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Why is it important to Bubble your jars?

Why is it important to Bubble your jars?

February 15, 2022 | Canning, Canning 101

There are a number of reasons why it’s important to bubble your jars before capping and canning them. Not bubbling your jars can result seal failures and/or spoiling product. Generally, you do not want any additional air to be trapped in your jars prior to processing. What does “Bubble your jars” mean? If your...

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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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