Daily Archives: September 24, 2011

I am canning tomato sauce this afternoon and just had my first mishap. I loaded the last jar (a short pint jar) in and lowered the basket into the almost boiling water. Then “plumpf.” Said jar then did a backflip, losing it’s bottom and much of the contents in the process. Boo. So now what do I do? I removed the offending jar and it’s better (worse?) half and lowered the basket… Read More