Attach canning labels to the lids instead of the sides of jelly jars
to prevent the chore of removing the labels when the contents are gone.
Jams and Jellies
When boiling jellies and jams, a large glass marble placed in the pan
is better than stirring with a spoon to prevent burning.
To determine when the jell point has been reached, put a little mixture
on a very cold plate and draw a path through it with a knife. It the
path stays and the jelly does not run together, the jell point has been
A ball of nylon net cleans and smoothes cucumbers when making pickles.