Originally Posted by lightheart
DO NOT... did you get that?? read that again DO NOT EVER!!!!! put cold filled jars directly into a boiling hot water bath!!!!!
Oh yeah, gotcha! I was mostly worried about food poisoning.
It turned out to be a moot pont this time; I made it all into apple butter and by the time everyone got done 'tasting':there were only 6 jars left. So I just froze them instead. I think I will can the sauce though, so...