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How to sterilize jars for canning. Canning is a great way to preserve produce from your garden, however there is some danger involved if you don’t take the necessary steps to prevent growth of bacteria or botulism, ensuring the glass jars you use are first sterilized is one of the most important things to do when preserving foods in this manner.
How to Sterilize Bottles and Jars for Preserves | For hundreds of years people have been preserving fruit and vegetables by "jamming" them. Preserves will keep for a long time if properly prepared and bottled, but the bottles and jars used must be sterilized.
Take the Self-Guided Canning Class! Utah State University recently made their Canning 101 class available online.
Cheesecakes in Jars makes 24 little cheesecakes. (the recipe is easily halved) you will need 24 4-ounce regular mouth jelly jars Ingredients 2 cups graham cracker crumbs (16 whole graham crackers, ground) 2 tablespoons sugar 8 tablespoons butter, melted 4 8-ounce packages of cream cheese, room temperature 3/4 cup sugar 4 eggs, room temperature 1 cup sour cream 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (I used 1/4 teaspoon vanilla paste) zest of 1 lemon
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1950's Sweet Corn Relish | 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 3 1/2 cups diced red bell pepper (3 or 4 peppers) 1 tablespoon kosher salt 3 1/2 cups fresh or thawed frozen corn kernels 1 3/4 cups diced red onion (1 very large onion) 1 1/2 cups apple cider vinegar 1 Cup sugar 3/4 teaspoon ground turmeric