How to Sterilise Jam Jars?

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If you wish to sterilize jam jars first wash your jars with soap and water then rinse them. Place the jars in a pot in an upright position and fill it with water until the jars are submerged and do the same for the lids in a separate pot. Boil both pots for about ten minutes then place the jars on a dry towel to dry.
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A clean sterilised jar is essential to the success and longevity of the jams and preserves you spend a lot of time making. It is important to sterilise any jars used for preserves
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So that there are no organisms in the jars to feed off the jam and make it spoil when we put the jam in.
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You can sterilise them with a solution of bleach. Rinse out with cold water from the tap. Although this seems contradictory it is effective. It is a common method of sterilising plastic
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1. Sterilize the canning jars in the water bath canner on the stove top. The boiling water must cover the jars completely, and you need to boil them for at least 10 minutes. 2. Rinse
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