Monthly Archives: October 2014

Pear Vanilla Jam with Honey + Tips for Canning Sugar-free Jam


SHARE THIS PAGE: Recently, Marisa McClellan, popular food blogger and author of Food in Jars and Preserving by the Pint, stopped by our warehouse for a couple canning classes. We talked about how to make low or no sugar jam, using Pomona’s Pectin. The result was a splendid pear vanilla jam with honey (recipe below). […]

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Mason Jar Smoothie Recipes


SHARE THIS PAGE: We think drinks just taste better in jars, especially smoothies! We are sharing a couple smoothie recipes that feature some of our favorite autumn & winter flavors! But, before we get to that…we wanted to tell you about our friend, Kelly from Eclectically Vintage.  She’s created a yummy cocktail perfect for Ball’s […]

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Apple Pie Filling for Water Bath Canning


SHARE THIS PAGE: Apple pie is one of my favorite things to make during these autumn months….along with Apple Crisp! I’d been wanting to can some Apple Pie Filling for a long time, but I was intimidated by my visions of the sticky mess and the large amounts of sugar. Honestly, I really don’t mind […]

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Have you signed up  to receive the latest news, ideas and deals from Fillmore Container? We send all sorts of goodies, like recipes, how-to’s, tips, events, coupons, and giveaways! You can expect us in your inbox once or twice a month (unless we have some really exciting news that we just can’t wait […]

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ReCAP Mason Jars Pour Caps in Blue + a Giveaway


SHARE THIS PAGE: We love the reCAP pour caps! There are so many ways you can use them; salad dressing, pancake mix,  spice mixes, drink topper, vegetable stock dispenser, travel mug, and fermenting.  With reCAP, you can easily shake, pour and store right from a mason jar. The caps are made with BPA-free recyclable plastic, and are […]

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Food in Jars Canning Classes and a Giveaway


SHARE THIS PAGE: We are just about a week away from our canning classes with 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. Marisa is coming to Fillmore Container on Saturday, October 11, 2014 […]

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