After reading the above popular product recommendations, have you found your favorite style? But before we start to use it, we want to introduce the points that need special attention when using and boiling the mason jar. I hope you can use it as a reference.
- It must be eaten as soon as possible when stored in a non-vacuum
As mentioned at the beginning of the article, only two-piece mason jars in the traditional sense can achieve vacuum preservation, while ordinary glass bottles do not have this function. However, many similar glass bottles on the market are called "Mason jars", which may lead readers to misunderstand that ordinary bottles can also store food for a long time. Therefore, when you want to store salads and preserve jams for a long time, you should avoid using such ordinary bottles; and even if it is stored in the refrigerator, it is best to finish eating within 2 to 3 days after confirming the state of the ingredients Better.
- When boiling, put a thin towel on the bottom of the pot
When using a mason jar, it is inevitable to boil the jar in hot water for reasons of hygiene or exhausting the internal air. The following will introduce the main points that need to be paid attention to in this process. First, please prepare dishwashing liquid, sponge, pot, 2 thin towels, cooking clips or serving chopsticks, and follow the next steps.
- Clean the tank and lid carefully with a sponge drenched in dishwashing detergent.
- Prepare a pot that can fully hold the mason jar, and add water until the water floods the pot.
- In order to prevent the glass bottle from directly touching the bottom of the pot and breaking, you should put a towel on the bottom of the pot, and then put it in a mason jar filled with water.
- After the water boils, boil it with 80-90 degrees hot water for 5-10 minutes. In order to prevent the seal inside the metal cover from aging, the metal cover should be taken out after 3 minutes.
- Use cooking tongs or chopsticks to take out the tank body, and buckle it upside down on a dry and clean towel, and use the residual heat to air-dry the water.
In order to avoid contamination of the cans with bacteria, try to avoid wiping during the drying process, but use the residual heat of the can to evaporate the water; if there are still water droplets, you can wipe it with a clean kitchen towel. In addition, this method can also be used to eliminate peculiar smells when the tank is contaminated with odors.
The lid will deform under high temperature, which will affect the second use, so for the continuation of the food, please be sure to reserve some mason jar lids.