Monthly Archives: March 2014

5 Tips on How to Prepare for Canning Season

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Whether you’re a canner, a freezer, a fermenter, a dehydrator or all of the above; we’ve compiled a few tips to help you gear up for canning season, so you can get the most taste and quality out of your preserved goodness. 1. Start a Preserving Journal We started one so that […]

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Green Jars

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We hope you are celebrating this lucky holiday with green jars, green lids, and green straws! We started our St. Patrick’s Day celebration a little early, as we shared three green pickling recipes that look great in Ball’s new Heritage Collection green jars. Thanks to all of you who entered our giveaway […]

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A Sneak Peek at Preserving by the Pint

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Our friend, Marisa McClellan’s new canning cookbook Preserving by the Pint is now available! We are so proud to stock our shelves with her latest work! We spent some time this weekend reading through the cookbook. Her dedication and tribute to her other half had us tearing up. Then, page-by-page, we began adding […]

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Probiotic Asparagus Pickle

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SHARE THIS PAGE: These fermented asparagus pickles from Phickle are a favorite way to fete the arrival of spring and the layered green look they have is so pretty! Probiotic Asparagus Pickle 1 bunch of washed asparagus, approximately 15 spears, woody ends trimmed. Medium-thickness asparagus spears that have roughly the same circumference as one another work […]

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Quick Pickled Broccoli

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SHARE THIS PAGE: A super easy quick pickling recipe from Food in Jars. Quick Pickled Broccoli 2 cups distilled white vinegar 2 cups water 2 tablespoons pickling salt 4 cups broccoli florets 3-4 peeled garlic cloves 1 teaspoon mustard seeds 1 teaspoon black peppercorns 1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes 1. Combine the vinegar, water, and […]

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Pickling Recipes for Ball’s Green Jars + a Giveaway

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Our warehouse is a sea of green, filled with Ball’s newest Heritage Collection Green Jars. These new regular mouth pint jars and wide mouth quart jars are packaged as a set of 6, with bands and lids, and are available for purchase here. With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, we […]

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White Wine Pickled Brussels Sprouts

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SHARE THIS PAGE: The Hip Girl’s Guide to Homemaking has a great recipe for White Wine Pickled Brussels Sprouts. These are a great addition to spring snack plates and are always a hit at food swaps and potluck gatherings. 1. Bring 4 pint jars to a boil for 10 minutes in your canner pot (or […]

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Ball’s Heritage Collection GREEN Pint & Quart Jars are HERE!

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SHARE THIS PAGE: They’re here…Ball’s Heritage Collection GREEN pint & quart jars have arrived in our warehouse, and we’re doing the Irish Jig to celebrate! These lovely GREEN regular mouth pint jars and wide mouth quart jars are the newest addition to Ball’s Heritage Collection. The jars are packaged as a set of 6, with bands […]

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