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How Do We Store Empty Mason Jars? | Pantry Chat Podcast Short
October 11, 2023
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Today’s question answers how we store our extra Mason jars.
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Question for you guys how do you store Your mason jars We currently put our jars back into the Box as they came in we've sure done that And put them on the Shelf but this Doesn't seem as good or as efficient as It could be thanks this is a great Question and this is a real challenge You know there is this school of thought That says well if you have let's say Your family needs You know 52 jars of tomato sauce a year And you're gonna can that much every Year that theoretically you should be Able to pull a full jar off and then put An empty jar right back into the spot That the full jar came from and rotate That way the problem is is you need to Still be able to access your other Frilled jars which means you have to Pull everything off the shelf to put one Behind in the empty spot that does not Really work I it really bothered me for A long time like it's the same amount of Jars whether they're full or empty why Can't I make this work and I finally Realize that just doesn't work so the Way I like to do it is have one or two Shelves just open to receive the empty Jars Um and then as the amount of jars you Know they're not going to hold all of The jars that I own empty but they hold Enough for me to start emptying the
Shelves out and then I can start Expanding where I store the empty jars I Hope that made sense that totally makes Sense it made me think of another option That I could suggest because if you have The space to have some empty shelving it Seems another thing you could do is like If you've got your row say spaghetti Sauce if you could leave an empty row Full row so that your jar goes into that You pull off a one row it would just Kind of move over a little bit of a Puzzle I that would that would make Perfect sense but I tell you what I Don't maybe this is a male female thing Might be I want to stand in front of a Shelf that is packed filled with filled Jars [Music] So yeah so just space out your things All you would need is one full row I Think right so that as you use a row it Just goes over to there and then when You've used that row you've filled up This row with empties and you now have Another empty row and it just kind of Slides over and you can if you did that It takes a little planning but if you Did that then that could work for all Your jars you're brilliant once in a While I have a good idea that's amazing I like that one all right okay cool