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Weck Jars, help!

I canned 6 jars of jam last night, two in weck jars and four with ball jars. The ball jars sealed beautifully, the weck jars did not. I processed them together in a water bath for 10 minutes. Before I reprocess the weck jars, is there anything I can do to guarantee a seal? Change the rubber? Anything? This is the first time I've used weck jars

asked by Sweets about 5 years ago

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prandial
added about 5 years ago

http://foodinjars.com/2011/03/canning-101-how-to-can-using-weck-jars-giveaway/
Marisa McClellan has a great blog on canning, and a "101" sheet on Wecks -- I hope this helps with your jam!

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Winifred Ryan
added about 5 years ago

I've found Weck jars a bit touchier than Ball's for seals, too. I found I needed a smidge more headspace, personally, so you might want to take a little jam from the jar and eat it on toast while the remaining jam is in the waterbath. Not being a smart aleck here, just noticing the same issues. Good luck!

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