Tuesday, May 18, 2010

The Facts of


Water bathes? Pressure cooking? Sue had been so proud of her canning. Why hadn't mother explained the facts of botulism?

Grandma




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7 comments:

  1. They could be deadly jars.
    Nice one.

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  2. I guess she had to learn the hard way. :) Great story my friend.

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  3. I always thought Canning got rid of Botulism? I suppose one could can something bad. Nice one Grandma. Hope your Computer Woes are over.

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  4. LOL! So that's why Sue's new nickname is "Botch"!

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  5. No Bill, botulism loves canning - it prefers the airfree environment (anaerobic). pH is the key.

    Grandma: love the story.

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  6. Hahaha...you are so good, GM..
    I did not even think of that...
    so crucial...
    hugs
    shakira

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  7. never thought of those jars being potentially lethal. but it is a clever twist. i like it (the story, not the jars)

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