using a large stock pot with some kind of wire rack at the bottom is fine.
cover the jars with a couple inches of water with the lids firmly closed (but not toooo tight).
then cover the lid and get it to a good rolling boil - you're recipe may specify, but probably about 25 minutes from the time boiling starts for that chutney.
> I want to make a Green Tomato Chutney. I have receipe and I have
> bought the mason jars and snap lids. I do not own a
> "boiling water canner". Can I use a regular large pot,
> put jars on rack and boil that way? If so, do i put a lid on pot
> or leave it open? How long should I boil them for?