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Fill the kettle with the appropriate amount of hot water and begin heating it on the range. The water bath requires 1 to 2 inches of water above the tops of jars. This can be difficult to determine before the filled jars are in place but after a batch or two you will learn how much water you have to add. It is always a good idea to have an extra small pot of water heating just in case.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|