Use Dishwasher For Sealing Jars

With canning season coming up soon, this idea is for making jams and jellies. When you make jams or jellies, the last process is a hot water bath. I even got a Master Canner to agree with this method.


When you have put on the two lids and need to do the hot water bath to fully seal the jar, place it in the dishwasher, during the rinse cycle. It is a sealed container and the temperature of the dishwasher is sufficient to seal the jars. Save money and time.

By Lois from Colton, CA


May 2, 20060 found this helpful

The proper way to seal jars when you can is a hot water boiling bath in a canner specifically designed for canning. The BAll BLUE BOOK FOR CANNING IS available at Walmart describes the proper methods of canning as approved by the FDA. Each type of jam, jellies, pickles, etc. has a different time for the Hot water boiling bath and times differ according to your altitude. If you are interested in canning join the Creative Canning Cuisine on the internet, question regarding canning are posted and discussed. It's fun and we have members from around the worl

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