Re: [gardeners] Saturday in the garden

George Shirley (
Sun, 15 Jul 2001 20:54:39 -0500

You never notice it in the pressure canner, putting them in the BWB you hear a
"tink" and the bottom falls off. The ones I've lost in the pressure canner only
lost the bottom too, seems that's where they fail. Blowing the jar is just what
I call it, hate to waste all that food.


Craig Watts wrote:
> Craig Watts
> ----------
> From: George Shirley <>
> To: Gardeners List <>
> Subject: [gardeners] Saturday in the garden
> Date: Saturday, July 14, 2001 12:25 PM
> Was going
> to be 12 pints but one of my 40 year old pint jar blew the bottom out. Lost
> a
> quart jar that way a couple of weeks ago putting up 10 quarts of dill
> spears.
> Was wondering how exciting blowing a jar was and how often it
> occured<sitting looking at the pressure canner....We put up 7 quarts and 5
> pints spagetti sause today.