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Weird color on tinfoil
    #3367040 - 11/16/04 01:00 AM (12 years, 8 months ago)

I just finished boiling the jars for about 55 minutes, and when I took them out and cooled, i noticed a greenish color on the top of the tinfoil. It doesnt look like any air got in to maybe it is just discoloration in the foil itself?


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Re: Weird color on tinfoil [Re: balls]
    #3367978 - 11/16/04 10:37 AM (12 years, 8 months ago)

It's normal.


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Re: Weird color on tinfoil [Re: RRhoads]
    #3368694 - 11/16/04 02:13 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

hey balls, i boil my jars all the time and i boil for 1hr and 15 minutes. i have had a pretty good success rate. the one time i boiled 3 jars for 45 minutes they all went bad


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Re: Weird color on tinfoil [Re: lemon_lw]
    #3368709 - 11/16/04 02:17 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

Yea well then I hope 55 minutes is enought, because there was no water left in the pot and the cloth had already started to burn.


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Re: Weird color on tinfoil [Re: balls]
    #3368910 - 11/16/04 03:05 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

wow you got lucky you didnt go up in a blaze


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Re: Weird color on tinfoil [Re: lemon_lw]
    #3369346 - 11/16/04 04:55 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

Yes I am.


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Re: Weird color on tinfoil [Re: balls]
    #3370387 - 11/16/04 08:11 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

The aluminum will react if it is touching the side of the pot. some kind of metal to metal reaction.


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Re: Weird color on tinfoil [Re: Baby_Hitler]
    #3403723 - 11/24/04 02:49 PM (12 years, 7 months ago)

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The aluminum will react if it is touching the side of the pot. some kind of metal to metal reaction.




Yeah mine turned like a burnt brown color...thats using reynolds wrap...Im not sure if theres a big difference though....It occured especially to the ones on te bottom.


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