Stacking Pints in Canner
Posted 04 July 2008 - 02:07 PM
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Posted 04 July 2008 - 02:50 PM
Dee, mine only came with one rack. But I could get two rows of half pints or those smaller flat jelly jars in there. Back when I bought my canner in the 70's I think there were only quart and pint size jars.
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Posted 04 July 2008 - 07:46 PM
You can stack them without a rack, but you must stagger the jars, not one on top of the other.
Posted 05 July 2008 - 08:18 PM
Yes, but be aware it does take a little longer to pressurize and depressurize. Considering that you are cutting out another load, it definitely saves time.
Posted 06 July 2008 - 11:58 PM
Shrimp don't process as long as the fish, so you don't have to add extra water with it. Just the standard 2-3 inches of water. You also need to acidify the shrimp first with lemon juice.
You will need to check the guidelines for canning shrimp.
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