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Offline davidgzach

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Re: Starter
« Reply #15 on: August 23, 2012, 12:45:12 PM »
+1 to a 10 minute boil and accounting for boiloff. 
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Re: Starter
« Reply #16 on: August 23, 2012, 12:51:18 PM »
My feeling is if you're willing to go thru all that trouble to make a starter, why not put the starter into 6 or 7 mason jars and put them in a pressure cooker at 15 psi for 15-20 minutes. It's not a ton of work to do this (I did 21 jars this weekend). Jars and pressure cookers are cheap and it sure is nice to have a few jars of starter at your disposal...

Is this basically pasteurization?  How long will a starter like this keep?  Do you  refrigerate?

It will keep a very long time in the cupboard. how long would a jar of tomato sauce keep unopened in the cupboard? similar. far more than pasteurization.
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