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Boiling Water Bath Canning: A Step-By-Step Guide

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Processing in a Boiling Water Bath
Boiling Water Bath Canning: A Step-By-Step Guide

Processing jars in a boiling water bath

Leda Meredith

Wait for the water to return to a boil.

Start timing according to the recipe you are following. Canning recipes that call for a boiling water bath will include an instruction like "process for 10 minutes." The processing time doesn't start until after you've put the jars of food into the water and the water has returned to a full boil.

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