How to sterilize jars & Lids for preserving

How to sterilize jars & Lids for preserving

Here are few easy step to sterilize your jars and lids 

  1. Wash jars in hot water and rinse. Put jars in a water-bath, in a deep pot and cover with hot water.
  2. Bring water to a boil and boil jars, covered, 15 minutes from time steam emerges from pot. Turn off heat and let jars stand in hot water.
  3. Just before filling them, invert jars onto a kitchen towel to dry. (Jars should be filled while still hot.) Sterilize lids in boiling water 5 minutes.

It's important that you don't touch the jars with your hands, always use the special hanger, as seen in the picture