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Is it necessary to process jellies and jams in a boiling water bath?


Processing in a boiling-water canner for five minutes is recommended for all jellies and jams, at altitudes below 1,000 feet. Above 1,000 feet, process for 10 minutes.


 

Barbara Willenberg, Nutritional Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia

 

 

 

 

 

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