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Jam water bath w/regular pot instead of canner?

FrenchSoda | Jul 4, 2008 03:06 PM


I'm planning to make jam with the strawberries I picked. I have a fairly small freezer and would like to be able to share the end results with friends and neighbours, so I'd like to process with the water bath method rather than use the freezer jam method.

Is it possible to use a regular deep pot to process? Or do I really need to buy a water bath canner? (The cupboards are almost as small as the freezer, I'd like to avoid buying another big pot if possible.)

Has anyone here made jam and processed in a regular pot? Any hints?

Thanks in advance

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