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What can you use instead of canning lids?

What can you use instead of canning lids?

How to Can without Lids | Alternatives when No Canning Lids are The best ways to can without disposable lids are wax seals and reusable lids. Before eating, wax sealed preserves should be inspected to ensure there is no cracking and the wax is tight to the rim all the way around.

What can I use as a Mason jar lid?

The Homemade Option: An easy way to make your own plastic lids for canning jars is to take a look around your pantry. I've found that the lid from an 18 oz jar of peanut butter and the lid from a jar of mayonnaise, both fit nicely onto regular mouth sized canning jars.