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Freezing tomatoes. How to freeze Roma, Cherry, Pear and others
Canning Meat step by step directions. Pressure canning is a must.
Canning Tomatoes, do you REALLY need lemon juice? Safe canning information.
Canning Tomatoes whole or halved, raw pack. Both waterbath and pressure canning details.
Places I've podcast and interviews I've done. Sharon Peterson with Simply Canning
A planner for the home canner and gardener. Keep track of what you have and what you need.
The Volcano Stove or Grill is perfect for outdoor canning, emergency cooking or an easy portable camp stove.
Most people make jelly, I prefer a quick and easy grape jam recipe. Click to see!
My new pinto beans recipe. Runny grape jam in the pantry. I tried something new!
Who is that crazy woman who enjoys canning, a full pantry, and simplicity? A quiet simple life is a GOOD thing!
Canning Dried Beans, learn how to can dried beans at a fraction of the cost of store bought.
My comparison of my All American and Presto Pressure Canners. Which one is best?
The Soup Saver Scoop - Click here to find out about this unique ladle. Ideal for home canning.
Question: Sharon, I would like more information on the reusable lids. Do you buy the rubber seal every year? I want to try them but really scared. I don't want to lose my food. Thank you. Yes I have checked their site but want to hear it from someone.
Answer: Hi Kaye,
I do use Tattler lids and I do like them. The rubber seal is estimated to last about 10 uses. So if you use the seal once a year that is 10years. Many of my seals get used more than once a year. I store them and just grab them when I need them so it would be really difficult to keep track of just how many uses I've gotten out of each.
There is a learning curve to using them. Some adapt quickly and easily, some seem to have more trouble. The most common mistake I see is tightening down the rings too tight. They have pretty good instruction on their website. They do have a sample pack with just a couple of lids that you can order if you want to try it out without investing too much.
Here is a link to a review I've written.
I hope that helps you make your decision.
Zaycon Foods buy meat in bulk. Click to read my experience.
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