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Old September 16, 2017   #1
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i have a question, i just took a bunch of tomatoes from the counter and cooked them down and made juice, i got 4 pints of juice, i added a tbls. of lemon juice and 1/4 teas. of canning salt to it. (the same as if i was going to pressure can it), NOW i'm NOT going to process it, poured boiling juice in sterile jars and put lid and top ring on jars and put in frig. when cooled down, now the question is ---how long you think these jars will last in frig. before going bad?---thanks---tom
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Was that a table spoon per pint?
If so.
Way longer than you need them to.
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table spoon of lemon juice, tea spoon salt. per pint, same as when I can it.
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Probably won't go bad if the lids sealed.
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i have a question, now the question is ---how long you think these jars will last in frig. before going bad?---thanks---tom
Not very long at my house! I usually drink a pint with breakfast 3 or 4 times a week. We put up 73 quarts of juice this year. Love that tomato juice.

In answer to your question, it'll probably last several weeks as long it is kept in the frig.
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Would freezing the juice change the flavor?
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No but it would be hard to swallow.
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hahaha, you are way too clever!

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You will be fine if you let it thaw first.
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