Can I Sterilize Jars in the Dishwasher?

Answer Start with clean, sterilized jars to help ensure that your canning project produces delicious foods that your family can enjoy -- safely -- for months. While it may be tempting to sterilize the jar... Read More »

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How to Sterilize Bottles and Jars for Preserves?

For hundreds of years people have been preserving fruit and vegetables by "jamming" them. Preserves will keep for a long time if properly prepared and bottled, but the bottles and jars used must be... Read More »

How to Sterilize Glass Jars for Cosmetic Products?

Glass jars used for cosmetics must be sterilized before use to prevent the growth of bacteria on the cosmetics that can shorten the life of the cosmetics and to prevent a health hazard to the user.

How do I use a dishwasher to sterilize beer bottles?

Remove the LabelsRemove the labels from the bottles with a scrub brush and hot water. Bits of the paper labels and the glue holding them on can wind up inside of the bottles if they are still on wh... Read More »

Would a plastic item that melted in your dishwasher spread harmful toxins throughout the dishwasher making everything in the dishwasher unsafe to use again?

Melting plasticNo harmful toxins, but probably a bad taste. It wouldn't hurt to run the load again. Well I do not agree entirely, depending how bad the plastic was melted and what KIND of plastic i... Read More »