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How to Open Stubborn Jars

Opening jars is an important part of getting to the food inside them, but the lids can sometimes be a bit on the stubborn side. Here we show you three easy ways to remove even the most stuck-on lids, so that you may consume the delicious contents of the jar they’re stuck to.

Remove Sticky Labels From Glass With Whatever Oil You Have on Hand Remove Sticky Labels From Glass With Whatever Oil You Have on Hand

Glass jars and bottles are infinitely reusable, but the label doesn’t always stay applicable for very long. Luckily, the cheapest method for removing the label and its sticky adhesive is also the laziest.

Will It Sous Vide? A Bread Pudding Breakfast Buffet Will It Sous Vide? A Bread Pudding Breakfast Buffet

Hello, my fellow sous vide enthusiasts, and welcome back to a warm and cozy edition of of Will It Sous Vide?, the weekly column where I make whatever you want me to with my immersion circulator.

Make Sticky Jars Easier to Open with a Dab of Vaseline Make Sticky Jars Easier to Open with a Dab of Vaseline

Not being able to open a jar can be frustrating, but struggling with one that you’ve struggled with before is even worse. Prevent this by dabbing a little petroleum jelly on a jar after you’ve opened it the first time.

Plan Your Garden Now with Canning in Mind Plan Your Garden Now with Canning in Mind

If you're considering growing some fruits or veggies in your backyard, on your patio, or even indoors now that the weather is starting to turn a little warmer (around here, anyway), now's the time to plan out what you want to grow. Our friends at Old World Garden Farms have a suggestion too: plan your garden with…

Pack Multi-Layered Meals in Mason Jars for a Grab-and-Go Lunch You Can Make in Advance Pack Multi-Layered Meals in Mason Jars for a Grab-and-Go Lunch You Can Make in Advance

Finding time to pack a lunch ahead so you can eat well and save a bit of cash can be tricky. Thankfully the solution to making a healthy, tasty lunch that you can grab in the morning on the way to work or school may be in your pantry already: The humble canning jar.

Open Stubborn Jar Lids with Duct Tape Open Stubborn Jar Lids with Duct Tape

We've shown you some foolproof ways to open a stuck jar lid before, but if you have a little duct tape on hand, this method is a bit faster.

The Best Ways to Open a Stubborn Jar The Best Ways to Open a Stubborn Jar

Everyone has their favorite method for opening a stubborn jar lid, but the folks at America's Test Kitchen have a great selection of tips that'll get any stubborn lid unscrewed if your favorite method doesn't work.

Use Chalkboard Paint to Make Reusable, Dishwasher Safe Labels for Your Storage Jars Use Chalkboard Paint to Make Reusable, Dishwasher Safe Labels for Your Storage Jars

Nothing keeps your kitchen organized like a few glass jars to keep things like rice, pasta, coffee, or other loose items somewhere they're easily reached, opened, and stored again when you're finished with them. The trouble comes when it's time to label them-how do you create a reusable label that still looks good?…

Bake Cakes in Canning Jars for Easy, Delicious Single-Serving Desserts Bake Cakes in Canning Jars for Easy, Delicious Single-Serving Desserts

You can make a lot of things with canning jars, from homemade pizzas to delicious pies, but these cakes, loaded up with fruit and whipped cream, are a perfect single-serving dessert that you can give as a gift or toss in your lunchbox for a sweet treat at the office. Best of all, they're really easy to make.

Make Pizza in a Jar for Portable, Kid-Friendly, Somewhat Shelf Stable Way to Sate Your Pizza Cravings Anytime Make Pizza in a Jar for Portable, Kid-Friendly, Somewhat Shelf Stable Way to Sate Your Pizza Cravings Anytime

Honestly, it's not as though pizza is difficult to come by if you want a slice, but this Pizza in a jar trick from the blog 1 Fine Cookie takes the idea of "portable food in jars" to the next level. Not only do you prep the ingredients—dough, sauce, toppings, and cheese—in the jar, you bake it in the jar, and then…

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