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Does anyone know how to you sterilize hermetic jars?

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Does anyone on the board know how to sterilize hermetic jars (i.e. jars that use the swing top and gasket setup)? I've got one that I'd like to put some dried fruit in, and I was wondering how I can sterilize the glass container to ensure that no germs were in it.

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    1. Sterilize them in the oven.

      Its easier on the seals than boiling I think.

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      1. re: Yank

        rubber gaskets take easier to a boil than a bake IMHO.

        but then again I'm often full of shit.