5 Tips for Precision Cooking in Canning Jars

Sous vide cooking doesn’t always require plastic. Glass canning jars are also a fine cooking vessel, especially with recipes that require a lot of liquid or a high cooking temperature. We’ve also had great success making baked goods like cakes and cookies in glass jars, but we suspect we’re only scratching the surface of potential uses for these versatile vessels. Plus, canning jars are re-usable, so you can cut down on quite a bit of waste, especially when you’re using your Precision Cooker all the time! There are, however, a few tips and tricks to keep in mind when cooking in canning jars. Some of these tips may be familiar if you read our guide to baking, but here we go into greater detail so you can do more than just bake in your jars. (more…)