It is very important to select the correct cover and container for a marmalade, jam or chutney. As a competition judge I frequently see exhibits with not only a waxed disc and cellophane cover, but also twist-top lids and a fabric or paper cover all on the same jar. Both good and bad advice can be found on-line and in print. However, by following a few simple rules it is possible to make preserves with a good shelf-life. Continue reading Covers and Containers
By Viv on April 23, 2012
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