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Can you reuse canning lids?

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Canning Lids

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Question: Can you reuse canning lids?

Answer:

No. Canning lids are designed for one-time use only – anything more than that and the jars may not seal properly.

Tip: Hate to throw out your lids? Then, use them atop jars of freezer jam, homemade mixes, made-from-scratch salad dressings and other non-canned foods.

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