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Old 07-16-2010, 11:30 PM   #1
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Greetings and question

Hello all,

This is my first visit to the site. I've recently become obsessed with canning, mainly making jams.

I am interested in getting a pH meter, and I'm wondering any of you use one or have used one, and if so, pros/cons, advice, etc.


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Old 07-17-2010, 12:38 AM   #2
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You can easily find them by doing a Google search and taking your pick, but if you plan on using them to 'protect you' in the canning environment, you might have to add an entire laboratory of instruments because one little meter is not going to guarantee that every molecule of food is what you expect. Bacteria spores love to hide in the tiniest of spaces.

Support bacteria. It's the only culture some people have.
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Old 07-18-2010, 02:56 PM   #3
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can't help with jam, but can wish happy times and lots of learning here at d.c.
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Old 07-20-2010, 06:22 PM   #4
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I haven't used a pH meter but I tried already making a strawberry jams. I can't assure it that it is bacteria free but, I can guarantee it safe to eat. :)
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