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Old 04-21-2008, 09:49 AM   #1
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Default What can I use for a rack?

I don't have a proper set up to do canning, but I want to get it done today if at all possible. What could I use as a rack inside my pot to keep the jars off the bottom? Does anyone have their own set up or does everyone buy specific canning tools?
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Old 04-21-2008, 05:00 PM   #2
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Default Re: What can I use for a rack?

I have a rack that I bought when I bought my canning equipment, but I've heard of people using their metal cooling racks that you normally use for baking. If you have a metal colander, and your pot is big enough, you might could invert that and use it.

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Old 04-21-2008, 05:12 PM   #3
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Default Re: What can I use for a rack?

Thanks. I hunted around and finally found a rack and some tools at a Kitchen supply place. I'm ready to get to it!
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