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Processing Filled Jars for Canning


  • Prepared and filled jars with lids for canning.


  1. Place jars on elevated rack in canner.
  2. Lower rack into canner. (Water must cover jars by 1 to 2 inches. Add boiling water, if necessary.)
  3. Cover; bring water to gentle boil.
  4. Process 10 min.
  5. Remove jars and place upright on a towel to cool completely.
  6. After jars cool, check seals by pressing middles of lids with finger.
  7. ****If lids spring back, lids are not sealed and refrigeration is necessary.****