How to sterilize jars in the microwave?
Summer time is for each family preservation time, during which it is necessary to prepare a large number of stocks for the winter. This is necessary not only to choose and prepare the right foods, but also to prepare the banks in which they will store all winter. The most part of women sterilized jars over the burning ferry — this process is very time consuming and in the heat of summer quite unpleasant. To ensure that the sterilization did not take long can make use of the microwave process takes cans only need a couple of minutes.
The pros and cons of sterilizing jars in the microwave
Prepare the jars for preservation in the furnace has both pluses and minuses.
- This method is very fast, compared with the conventional method. You need only 5-6 minutes to sterilize, unlike the traditional method where you need to pour water into the pan, put it in jars, wait until the water boils and only after that they will be prepared.
- You can prepare the banks to the preservation of not only one, but several pieces if they are small in volume.
- This method will help to avoid excessive humidity in the kitchen, as during sterilization traditional method, the water boils in a pot, and the pair remains on the walls and Windows.
- to prepare for preservation, a large jar (liter), you can at one time to produce only one.
- iron cover cannot be sterilised in the oven, so they have to be handled separately.
Preparation for sterilization
Sterilization is considered to be one of the important stages of preservation, which is not to be missed. That you have carefully checked the banks and well washed and rinsed them, not give an absolute guarantee that the products it will not ferment and not spoil. No matter how good a tool you do not wash the banks, they may still remain the germs that in the future, along with the products can enter the human body and not only cause poisoning, but can also lead to death. For example, the botulinum toxin may persist and develop in the canned product, even in space without air.
Training capacity is that you should carefully check there are no cracks on the containers, as banks in the process of sterilization can explode, and then thoroughly wash and rinse under running water.
Sterilization of cans with steam
As soon as the containers are washed, they need to pour some water to fill the jar with water to 2 cm from the bottom. For sterilization it is better to take filtered water, as it is in the process of treatment will not leave lime deposits. Then put all the jars in the microwave, in no case do not cover them with lids, and then turn on the SV-the furnace for 3 minutes for half a liter and three-liter jar need to 5 minutes.
In order to understand prosterilizovat banks or not, you can watch through the glass of your microwave as soon as the water boils, the entire sterilization process to 2-3 minutes, while boiling water will be allocated to couples that he will disinfect all containers.
After sterilization, take a dry towel or oven mitts and remove the tank. It is important to know that a towel or potholders in any case should not be moist as this will lead to changes in temperature and the glass burst. After you take out the jars to drain them of excess fluid and to fill with products for preservation.
Many Housewives also sterilize glassware without water. For this we need to put them in the microwave dry, but be sure to put a glass of water. Water in a glass poured half of its volume, as if there is less water, it is not enough, but a greater number will lead to the transfusion of water during processing. Once all the necessary will be put in the oven, it is necessary to include for 5 minutes. Also landmark can be the evaporation of water from the glass. After sterilization you will simply get dry containers from the oven.
Sterilization with blanks
This method many most popular, as it saves a lot of time. To do this, prepare jars, fill them with necessary products for preservation, add a little water and put the filled dishes in the microwave for 6 minutes, the jars do not, you can close the lids. After sterilization will only get the jars with the workpiece, pour them in the brine and roll, pre-sterilized, with lids.