Each year caring housewives cook various jams, fruit drinks, fermented to please their households throughout the year.
Of course, the main thing is the formulation of a product, but not unimportant role played by proper handling cans, which will be stored directly to the product.
With the help of steam cans processing is achievedsterile packaging: the product will be stored for a long time, and the various forms of bacteria can not penetrate it, as capacity will be sterilized. However, it is steam sterilized jars process causes many people difficulty: banks temperature burst and explode, and keep warm container is not always possible.
To start wash cans in warm watersome dish detergent, which dissolves well and does not produce a lot of foam. Then be sure to inspect the entire surface of the banks inside and outside, if you find chipped and uneven, it is best not to use it.
The most popular among the people remains the waysterilization using pan. Take a pan and cover it right in diameter, is ideal if you can remove the cover handle and open the drilled hole for its fastening.
The pan pour pure water is not more thantwo thirds of the height of the walls. Cover and bring to a boil. While the water is boiling, cut a circle with a diameter of 10 cm of thick cardboard, cut the size in the center of the hole with the hole on the handle is removed from the cover (or a little more than him).
Do not remove the cover when the water begins to boil,Put the lid on top of the carton blank and put it to the bank so that the steam from the holes in the cover goes directly to the throat of the banks. Cardboard will protect the glass from the thermal shock. The whole process of sterilizing such banks should take about 15-20 minutes.
Removing the jar with the lid, be careful not totouch it with his bare hand, you can shoot a jar with a towel, oven gloves, but it is more convenient to use silicone Cooking mitten - so the bank precisely does not slip from his hands.
On the table, spread a clean, dry towel and place the jar upside down.
For the sterilization process, you can also use the following items as a cover:
- The net from the oven.
Along with the popularity of this method of sterilizationgathering cans sterilization in a microwave oven. The water poured into a jar for about 3 cm, and set in a microwave container for 5 minutes. The water quickly boils and steam sterilize the jar.
This method of sterilization takes you less time than the method of the pan, so you can quickly decontaminate larger number of cans.