Easily remove sticky label goo

I wanted to make some jam today but the jars I wanted to use had horrible sticky label goo left on them. Don’t you just hate the sticky mess left by labels? I’ve never had any luck removing label goo easily or quickly (I always get there in the end but it can take a while!) until I read Simple Greenish Living. Who would have guessed use good old peanut butter!?! Simple Greenish Living put the peanut butter on and left it overnight then removed the goo with a toothbrush, but I wanted the jars immediately and I didn’t have an old toothbrush lying around so I improvised.
Here’s what I did:
I put a thin layer of peanut butter all over the sticky label. Tip: only use a thin layer of peanut butter as a thick layer just gets extra messy and doesn’t get the goo off any quicker.
I used steel wool and scrubbed the label off.
I used super hot water to get rid of the peanut butter and clean the jar. Now I have lovely crystal clear jars.
The peanut butter and steel wool combo works a treat. I’ve tried pretty much everything else with steel wool but nothing has worked as well as this! Peanut butter and steel wool makes label removing SO much easier and so quick!
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