About this item
- Versatile glass mason jars for canning and crafting
- Regular mouth jars with included lids and matching bands
- Ideal for creative preserving and storing
- Great for gifting and arts and crafts projects
Q: Are these freezer safe
A: NO & NO! Glass cannot expand. It's brittle. If you put a liquid in the jar and freeze it, the liquid will expand and BREAK the jar - ANY jar. It's not a flaw in the glass, it's the lack of elasticity in glass. Plastic containers can expand and they should be used in the freezer. Notice how you never find glass containers in the freezer sections of the supermarket.submitted byGlassman - 6 years ago
A: I freeze the half pint with spaghetti sauce all the time with no issues. Been doing it for years. Thats the perfect size for homemade pizza...submitted byPatty A - 2 years ago
A: only the wide mouth jars are freezer safe in the pint sizesubmitted bySPIDERXXX - 6 years ago
A: Indeed these are. I have used them and placed them in the freezer without any problems.submitted byLizaTulip - 6 years ago
A: Thank you for your interest in our products! The 16oz Regular Mouth Jars are not freezer safe. Ball® offers a variety of jars designed specifically for the needs of home preservers. Certain jars, like those with straight or tapered sides, are ideal for freezing as well as for canning. Certain jars, like those with shouldered sides, are ideal for shelf storage. Most of our Premium Edition canning jars are not freezer safe. We are listing our freezer safe jars below, please leave ½ inch headspace when freezing in these jars. Regular Mouth - 4oz, 8oz, 12oz Wide Mouth - 16oz, 24ozsubmitted byBall Team - 2 years agoBrand expert
A: TOO HARD TO DO. My previous answer was to discourage people from feezing liquids in Mason jars like they would plastic containers (these can swell.) There are a couple of ways, but they're too much work in my opinion. One is to put the contents in plastic bags first and leave a lot of expansion room in the jar. The second is to put the liquid directly in the Mason jar and leave an inch or inch-and-a-half at the top. Then you have to make the liquid very cold before you put the lid on. This will usually work, but it is a project. I still recommend NO, NO, NO unless you have a lot of time on your hands. Another thing about glass in the freezer is it is very brittle. You can easily break it by knocking another glass into it. It's brittle, not like plastics - which sometimes break also. In my expanded opinion, there's too much downside in storing glass in the freezer.submitted byGlassman - 6 years ago
A: I have also placed these in the freezer without any issues.submitted bylenny - 3 years ago
Q: Can these jars be used in the microwave
A: Yes they can. W/o the lid.submitted byShether - 4 years ago
A: Thank you for your interest in our products! The Ball 12pk 16oz Glass Regular Mouth Mason Jars are not microwave safe.submitted byBall Team - 2 years agoBrand expert
Q: Do these have a smooth backside or do they have the circular floral pattern on them
A: Hi, thanks for your interest in our products! These 16oz Regular Mouth Jars have the Ball logo on one side and the fruit logo on the other side. We also offer Smooth Sided jars which only have a small Ball logo on the bottom of one side. We hope this helps!submitted byBall Team - 2 years agoBrand expert
A: Not floral, but yes it has the oval on the back with the assortment of fruit in the middle.submitted byARizz - 6 years ago
Q: Can I use these 16oz Ball jars for pressure canning?
A: Hi NURS, thanks for your interest in the Ball 16oz 12pk Glass Regular Mouth Mason Jar with Lid and Band! All Ball canning jars are safe for pressure canning.submitted byBall Team - 1 month agoBrand expert
Q: can I use these fro pressure canning?
A: Hi Beth, thanks for your interest in the Ball 16oz 12pk Glass Regular Mouth Mason Jar with Lid and Band! All Ball canning jars are safe for pressure canning.submitted byBall Team - 1 month agoBrand expert
Q: What're the measurements of the jar? Like width, length, and height
A: Thank you for your interest in our products! The measurements of the Ball 16oz. Regular Mouth Mason Jar with Lid and Band is 3.170 Diameter x 5.14 Height.submitted byBall Team - 1 year agoBrand expert
Q: Are these jars made out of tempered glass?
A: Thank you for your interest in our products! The Ball 16oz. Regular Mouth Ball Jars are not tempered for oven use or microwave use. The jars are designed to withstand the 240 degree while pressure canning. Dry heat from the oven and microwave is not approved for the jars.submitted byBall Team - 1 year agoBrand expert
Q: do that hard have the oz and or ml measurements on the side?
A: Hi Emily, thanks for your interest in our products! The 16oz Regular Mouth jars will accommodate a full 16 ounces, up to the rim of the jar. These jars include measurement markings on the side in cups and ounces. We hope this helps!submitted byBall Team - 1 year agoBrand expert
Q: Ok, wish these could be used in the freezer. Question the regular mouth size, will it fit using the Oster Osterizer Blender Cutter & Base Bottom Cap, to blend for smoothies? Or would you recommend something else. Thank you
A: Hi Gail, thanks for your interest in our products! Our jars are tested to be used in home canning, following a tested recipe. We would not recommend using them for blending, chopping, or making smoothies. We hope this helps!submitted byBall Team - 2 years agoBrand expert
Q: Can you bake these in oven. I have recipe for individual lemon meringue pies baked in 4 oz jars
A: Thank you so much for your interest in our products! The Ball 16oz. Regular Mouth Jars as well as all the Ball Canning Jars are not oven or microwave safe.submitted byBall Team - 2 years agoBrand expert
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Just one step beyond cooking, canning involves processing food in closed glass Ball®canning jars at high temperatures. The heat interrupts natural spoilage by destroying food contaminants and, at the same time, removes air from the jars. As the jars cool, a vacuum seal forms to prevent recontamination.