How to sterilize jars & Lids for preserving
Here are few easy step to sterilize your jars and lids
- Wash jars in hot water and rinse. Put jars in a water-bath, in a deep pot and cover with hot water.
- 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.
- 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