Monthly Archives: January 2016

Valentine’s Day Mason Jar Treats

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Jennifer Cucci of Heavenly Cake Pops has been hard at work coming up with some fun Valentine’s Day ideas using her very cool Heavenly Cake Pop easy roller and our Mason jars. We love cake pops, and we really love how sweet they look in our jars! Get the ‘how to’ below. […]



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Lavender Jelly from Preserving with Pomona’s Pectin

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We recently made our first batch of Lavender Jelly at the PA Farm Show, and boy was it good and so pretty! Just like with most preserves, the quality of your starting products matters. A good quality culinary Lavender will result in a better flavor. Whenever possible, we try to source our […]



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Getting Creative with Crock Pot Apple Butter

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We wrapped up our Farm Show week with a spicy batch of Crock Pot Apple Butter. The response from those sampling it was so great that we thought we’d share the recipe. One of the lovely things about apple butter is that is can really serve as a blank slate – so […]



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Preserving Recipes from PA Farm Show 2016

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We are wrapping up our time at the PA Farm Show, as the event comes to a close today! We were so excited to see so many of you stop by our booth and enjoy a demo from Marisa McClellan, of Food in Jars, Amanda Feifer, of Ferment Your Vegetables, and Richard […]



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Radish and Onion Pickles from Ferment Your Vegetables

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Fillmore Container’s Preservation Station is still going strong on the Main Floor in the Family Living area of the Pennsylvania Farm Show at the PA Farm Show Complex & Expo Center in Harrisburg, PA.  (Farm Show Map) A big thanks to Amanda Feifer, the fermentation educator behind the blog Phickle.com and book […]



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Winter Herb Kvass from Ferment Your Vegetables

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Yesterday, we enjoyed a very informative session with Richard Kralj, M.Ed, RDN, LDN a Food Safety & Quality-Senior Extension Educator with Penn State Cooperative Extension,  on the basics of pressure canning. We’ll share some tips we learned in a future post. We also welcomed Amanda Feifer, the fermentation educator and author of […]



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Pear Ginger Conserve from Food in Jars

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SHARE THIS PAGE: A big thanks to Marisa McClellan for joining us at the PA Farm Show, on Monday and Tuesday. She made her recipe for Pear Ginger Conserve, from her book Food in Jars, and it was so fantastic we’ve asked if we could share it with all of you! See the recipe below. […]



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Winter Fruit Mostarda from Preserving by the Pint

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We were pleased to welcome Marisa McClellan, a food writer, canning teacher, and dedicated farmers market shopper who lives in Center City Philadelphia, to our booth at the PA Farm Show, yesterday. She made a few recipes from her books Food in Jars: Preserving in Small Batches Year-Round and Preserving by the […]



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Pear Ginger Jam Recipe

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We had a great kick-off weekend at the PA Farm Show! It was great to see so many of you stop by our Preservation Station to say Hello! We were busy making Pear Vanilla Jam, Pear Pineapple Marmalade, Spiced Pear Cranberry Jam, Lavender Jelly and Pear Ginger Jam from Preserving with Pomona’s Pectin […]



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PA Farm Show 1/9 – 1/10 Schedule

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Fillmore Container’s Preservation Station will be on the Main Floor in the Family Living area of the Pennsylvania Farm Show at the PA Farm Show Complex & Expo Center in Harrisburg, PA, January 9 – 16, 2016.  (Farm Show Map) Fillmore Container’s PA Farm Show Schedule Saturday, January 9 Lisa Reinhart, of […]



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