It’s been a busy preserving season and we’ve been doing our best to give you LOTS of chances to win some fun preserving goods. We’d like to give a shout out to all the winners, and announce one more chance to win, if you didn’t already! Don’t forget to sign up for our email, to be sure you get news about our giveaways in your inbox. Plus, we have some news about a new jar design on Ball’s traditional quilted jars.
All through August Countryside magazine hosted its Preserve the Harvest Giveaway which boasts a new prize every week for 4 weeks. We were pleased to be invited to participate. Congratulations to the winners: Tori S., Debora R., Fred G., and the grand prize winner MaryAnn D.
Marisa McClellan of Food in Jars made a tomato based barbecue sauce in our BBQ jars that use lug lids. Marisa’s post gives a great tutorial on how to water bath can the lug BBQ sauce jars. You can also find a more detailed post about using lug lids here. Jennifer G., was the lucky winner of a case of our BBQ jars and a $50 store credit.
Psst…We are doing another giveaway with Marisa this week! Get more details below.
A couple weeks ago we announced that we now carry Mrs. Wages products to help you add more variety to your pickling, tomato preserving, or if you want to put up pie filling for the first time this year. Congratulations to our winners: Stacey D., Sue H., Kristi H.,
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Marisa of Food in Jars is sharing a recipe for homemade tomato soup concentrate, and she put it up in our 26 ounce Square Mason jars. So, we are giving away a case of them plus a $50 store credit! Enter here.
Recipes for tomato soup concentrates that are safe for the boiling water bath canner aren’t always easy to find, so this is a post you’ll want to bookmark. Marisa built her recipe upon the framework laid out in the National Center for Home Food Preservation’s water bath safe Tomato and Vegetable Juice recipe.
New Jar Design
Ball has changed the traditional design of its Quilted Crystal Jar line. The new design features the Ball logo inscribed across the back of the jar.
We carry the entire line of Ball’s Quilted Crystal jars which includes; 4 oz., 8 oz., and 12 oz. in regular mouth. We still have a limited supply of 12 oz. in the old design on our shelves. Stock up now, before the old design is all gone.