when there are things we regularly purchase that are the size of regular mouth canning jars. He said that he thought most people did not know these things would fit. Well, I thought I would tell you so that you will know from now on.
|examples of regularly purchased products that fit canning jars|
|Canning jars with these lids on them. I am currently storing|
dried basil in the one on the left and the 2 on the right contain
my pepper sauce.
I haven't yet found a lid that fits perfectly on wide mouth canning jars, but I have something that works really well. I will try to explain it to you.
That jar on the left in the picture is the type of coconut oil I regularly buy. Its lid is just slightly too large for the large mouth canning jars.
Here is what I did to fix that.
|Take a large mouth canning ring and the lid you want to use.|
|Snap the lid over the top of the canning ring.|
|Press hard. It's tight, but the fit is good.|
|Here's what it looks like when you have them connected.|
It is better for the environment. And it's better for my pocket book.