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Is it necessary to sterilize canning jars to be used in making jam and jelly?


Yes. Sterilizing jars is recommended if the processing time is less than 10 minutes. Directions are in GH 1452, "Steps to Success in Home Canning."

 

 

Barbara Willenberg, Nutritional Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia

 

 

 

 

 

Last update: Tuesday, May 05, 2009

 

 


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