Monthly Archives: September 2012

Mason Jar Lantern DIY


SHARE THIS PAGE: You can use just about any canning/Mason jar to create a lovely lantern. Here’s what you’ll need: Jars Decorative Lids (we’re using our Olde Tyme lids) UPDATE: We now carry single-piece plastisol lids with holes. Regular Canning lid (for storage during off season or in transport) Wick Kit (includes 1 dozen thermal […]

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Q & A with Marisa McClellan + Giveaway: Food in Jars Cookbook and a Blossom Trivet


SHARE THIS PAGE: We’ve been fans of Marisa McClellan, blogger at Food in Jars, for quite awhile. However, it wasn’t until last month that we had the chance to meet her. Marisa shared her Spiced Plum Preserves recipe, along with lots of other great canning tips, at Lemon Street Market with an Essen Cooking School […]

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Egg Custard in a Mason Jar


SHARE THIS PAGE: Egg custard is the perfect dessert for a ladies luncheon or brunch. It is elegant, yet so simple, boasting only five humble ingredients. 2 cups whole milk 2 eggs (preferably free-range) 2 egg yolks 1/3 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Freshly grated or ground nutmeg (optional)     1. Preheat oven […]

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Autumn Through the Eye of a Jar


SHARE THIS PAGE: Fall has quickly arrived and we are excited about all that autumn brings our way. Here’s a few of our favorite things to celebrate the season: Hot cider or cocoa served in a Mason mug always warms the soul. Centerpieces that bring autumn inside. Cranberry citronella candles and lids, Ball jar and […]

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Easy Salad Recipe to Serve in a Heritage Hill Jar


SHARE THIS PAGE: Looking for an easy dish for your autumn gatherings? Try this delicious and colorful cold salad! The Copper Penny Salad was one of my Gigi’s favorites…and now one of ours! Here’s what you need: 2lbs carrots; sliced like coins, cooked ’til tender & cooled. 1 pepper; sliced into strips.  I like to […]

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Big Red Kitchen Talks Mason Jar Meals and Coffee Cake Recipe


SHARE THIS PAGE: We are pleased to have Robin Sue from Big Red Kitchen as a guest blogger! She’s has a yummy NJ Coffee Cake recipe for us to try. Robin Sue here from Big Red Kitchen and  I am thrilled to be here as a guest blogger for Fillmore Container.  This is a match made […]

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