Monthly Archives: September 2014

Flexible Salsa Recipe Guidelines & Recipes for the Waning Garden


SHARE THIS PAGE: As the trajectory of the sun shortens the day for our gardens, it feels good to be preserving those last harvests! The performance of gardens can vary greatly from one autumn to the next, so what you made last year with your garden clean-out might not suffice this year. We’ve gathered some […]

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Homemade Relish is a Game Changer for Pulled Chicken or Pork BBQ


SHARE THIS PAGE: The cooler weather and our rather intense family schedule was the catalyst for this easy meal, but it would really be a great main course for any time of the year! From summertime picnics, to holiday potlucks, or an office luncheon, this is sure to become a favorite. We have some “excess” […]

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Canning Classes at Fillmore Container with Food in Jars on October 11


SHARE THIS PAGE: Marisa McClellan, popular canning blogger and author of canning books, Food in Jars: Preserving in Small Batches Year Round and Preserving by the Pint: Quick Seasonal Canning for Small Spaces, is coming to Fillmore Container on Saturday, October 11, 2014 for canning classes and a book signing. The classes are perfect for both […]

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Is it OK if my water bath canner or canning rings are rusty?


SHARE THIS PAGE: We won’t tell you that rust is good, but it doesn’t have to mean the end of the road for your canning supplies. Water Bath Canners & Racks: If you’re using a typical agate water bath canner, chances are, it has many stories to tell and the battle scars to prove its […]

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The Trouble with Tomato Soup


SHARE THIS PAGE: We’ve gotten many requests for tomato soup recipes for canning…and our responses may have seemed a little elusive. Well, the reality (until further research changes the recommendations of the National Center for Home Preservation) is that you just might not be able to safely can your favorite “heat & eat” tomato soup. […]

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