Your canning guide

Stock up on the best flavors of summer with easy jams, chutneys, pickles, and preserves

Essential canning tips

With a few tools and basic techniques, you're on your way

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Release air bubbles
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Fill and Seal Jars: Steps 2 - 3 

2 Release air bubbles in chunky mixtures: Gently run a plastic knife around inside of jars. Wipe jar rims and threads with a clean, damp cloth so that lids will seal.

3 Center lids on jars so the sealing compound on lids touches jar rims. Screw metal rings on firmly, but don’t force.

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