Thursday, July 18, 2013

ping listening

I am listening for the pings.

One of my very most favorite things to can or preserve involves the process of pickling. So for the past two days I have made pickles from cucumbers, the bread and butter variety being my personal choice. How satisfying to hear those pings to let you know your jars are sealed.


4 comments:

Hill upon Hill said...

Oh how lovely.
How do you sterilise your jars?

Cathy said...

I sterilize my jars either in the dishwaser minus the use of dishwasher detergent, or I boil them on the stove for about 8 minutes or so.

wayside wanderer said...

Beautiful! Those are the jars we drink out of. :)

The dB family said...

I haven't listened for pings yet this year, but salsa is coming up soon. Then there will be lots of pings :o)! Preserved harvest is like jewels in a jar. So beautiful to look at and wonderful to eat.

Blessings!
Deborah

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