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2008-12-10 01:04:19.901316+00 by Dan Lyke 4 comments

We're canning a peck of green tomatoes tonight. Joy of Cooking[Wiki] 2nd ed, p805: "Be sure to screw lids with a slow steady turn, so as not to displace the rubbers."

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#Comment Re: made: 2008-12-10 02:47:02.858323+00 by: Dan Lyke

Oh, and a cup is a measure of volume. A peck is... well... a damned lot of green tomatoes. And 18 peppers is also a lot of peppers.

#Comment Re: made: 2008-12-10 05:14:57.812014+00 by: Dan Lyke

Packed a peck of pickled peppers and green tomatoes

#Comment Re: made: 2008-12-10 14:21:00.227545+00 by: andylyke

And for best results, always use new rubbers. They seal better.

#Comment Re: made: 2008-12-11 11:41:37.072232+00 by: DaveP

"Screw slow and steady so as not to displace the rubbers" is not the most horrible advice I've heard.