Ball Lids With Bands Regular Mouth - 12 CT

Ball Lids With Bands Regular Mouth - 12 CT

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The lid you trust. BPA free. Crafted for quality to seal in freshness. Ball regular mouth lids with bands. Scientifically tested for superior quality and sealing performance. Frequently Asked Questions About Home Canning: Question: Can I reuse my lids and bands. Answer: Lids are for one-time use
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Frequently asked questions about home canning. Question: can I reuse my lids and bands? Answer: lids are for one-time use only. Bands can be reused. Question: how tightly should the bands be applied? Answer: fingertip tight - using just your fingers, the band should be screwed down evenly and firmly. Question: what should I do if bands loosen during processing? Answer: do not retighten bands after processing as it may interfere with the vacuum seal that is forming. Question: where is the best place to store my home canned foods? Answer: in an area that is cool, dry and dark. A temperature range of 50 degrees F to 70 degrees F is ideal. Question: how long can my home-canned food be stored? Answer: for the highest quality, use within one year. Fiesta salsa: For every 2 pints of salsa, you will need: 2 lbs fresh tomatoes (about 6 medium) to yield 4 1/2 cups finely diced. 3 tbsp vinegar (5% acidity). 1/4 cup Ball� fiesta salsa mix (mix well before measuring). 2 Ball� regular mouth pint (16 oz) Jars with lids and bands. Prepare fiesta salsa: 1. Prepare canner, jars, lids and bands according to manufacturer's instructions. 2. Combine tomatoes, vinegar and Ball� fiesta salsa mix in a large saucepan. 3. Heat to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes. 4. Ladle hot salsa into jars leaving 1/2 inch headspace. Remove air bubbles. Wipe rims. Center lids on jars. Apply bands and adjust to fingertip tight. 5. Process in boiling water canner for 35 minutes, adjusting for altitude*. Quick tips: for a more robust flavor, add an extra 1 tbsp of mix. To make hotter, add hot pepper flakes or hot sauce to taste. Don't have fresh tomatoes? Use 3 cans (14.5 oz each) petite diced tomatoes. *Increase processing time: 5 minutes for 1,001 to 3,000 ft; 10 minutes for 3,001 to 6,000 ft; 15 minutes for 6,001 to 8,000 ft; 20 minutes for 8,001 to 10,000 ft.

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