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How do I sterilize my casing?
    #1591629 - 05/30/03 12:49 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

I prepared a 60/40 casing then put it in a microwave safe container, covered with plastic wrap, and nuked for 5 minutes. When i took it out, all the water had evaporated away and it was completely dry. Do i need a tupperware container that will seal to do this? Will the steam cause the lid to blow off?

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Re: How do I sterilize my casing? [Re: mikey420]
    #18788472 - 09/02/13 08:29 AM (4 years, 3 months ago)

pressure cook it if you can in a mason jar, you Tupperware should be fine aswell just depends on what kind of plastic it is

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Re: How do I sterilize my casing? [Re: kronosofvegas]
    #18788553 - 09/02/13 09:13 AM (4 years, 3 months ago)

I dont remember ever sterilizing my casings, just pasteurizing.

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Re: How do I sterilize my casing? [Re: HiLIFE]
    #18789338 - 09/02/13 01:40 PM (4 years, 3 months ago)

Microwave ovens do not sterilize.

And you should be pasteurizing the casing layer material, not sterilizing it.

And a 60/40 mix of what exactly are you using?

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