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Buying a sterilizer: why and how to make your own glass preserves?

The sterilizer is a very useful kitchen utensil for those who wish to make their own glass preserves. Indeed, it allows to sterilize the jars and the lids before putting the food in them, which prevents the proliferation of bacteria and molds. If you want to buy a sterilizer and make your own glass preserves, here are some things to consider.

Why buy a sterilizer to make your own glass cans?

First of all, it is important to specify that the sterilizer is a very practical kitchen utensil that allows you to sterilize your jars and lids easily and quickly. In fact, all you have to do is place the utensils in the sterilizer, turn it on and you're done.

Making your own glass preserves has many advantages. First of all, you can choose the ingredients that go into them, which allows you to control the quality and taste of your preserves. For example, you can use seasonal and local fruits and vegetables, which is both ecological and economical.

Secondly, by making your own preserves, you avoid the preservatives and other chemical additives that may be present in industrial preserves. Your preserves will be more natural and healthier.

Finally, making your own glass cans is ecological and economical. By buying your ingredients in bulk and preserving them in glass jars, you avoid using metal or plastic cans which often have a very short life span and pollute the environment.

How to buy a sterilizer and make your own glass preserves?

To buy a sterilizer and make your own glass cans, here are the steps to follow:

  • Choose the ingredients for your preserves. You can use fruits, vegetables, herbs or spices.
  • Thoroughly wash the jars and lids you will be using.
  • Place the jars and lids in the sterilizer.
  • Turn on the sterilizer according to the instructions