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Canning gurus!

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by SparksNV, Oct 31, 2010.

  1. SparksNV

    SparksNV Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know I can reuse my jars and rims but what about the seal? If there are no dents/divits can I reuse them? If not, where can I buy just the seals?

    carol
     
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed

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    It is best to not reuse the lids. Most of the time they will seal, but not always, even if they look OK. It's just not worth the risk.

    I can get new lids at my local grocery store and at Walmart. Both have a canning section.
     
  3. Sparks

    Sparks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would suggest new lids. After all that work and time it is best to have them seal. Someone mentioned that when you go shopping pick up a box or two and when canning season starts you will have plenty. I did that this year and I have a lot left over. Less painful on the wallet that way!
     
  4. SparksNV

    SparksNV Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks!
     
  5. Sportsterjeep

    Sportsterjeep Creekside Acres Farm

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