Monthly Archives: June 2017

Thai Basil Black Raspberry Shrub

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Fruit Shrub Spritzers have become favorite refreshments on these hot summer days. Simply pour a little shrub over a glass of ice and fill with seltzer and you’ve got a sparkly delicious drink.  We’ve enjoyed trying out some new flavor combinations too, as we compete with the birds for our Black Raspberry harvest each day, and as our herb patch explodes with […]

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A Review of New Anchor Hocking Jars on Food in Jars + Giveaway

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SHARE THIS PAGE: This week, we are sponsoring a giveaway with Food in Jars. We sent her a couple of cases of our recently added line of Anchor Hocking jars. These new regular mouth jars are available in Half Pints – 8oz, Pints – 16oz., and Quarts – 32oz. We love these new jars because […]

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Lavender Vanilla Bean Strawberry Jam with Pomona’s Pectin

Lavender Vanilla Strawberry Jam & Pomona's Fillmore Container

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Strawberries were so plentiful and delicious this year that I found myself arriving home with flats of those glorious berries several times. We enjoyed strawberry shortcake for bedtime snacks, for breakfast, sometimes as an actual dessert and of course, a good amount of strawberry jam was put away for another season!   We had some […]

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June Jamming Giveaway with Pomona’s

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SHARE THIS PAGE: It’s time to jump into jamming season, and we’ve partnered with Pomona’s Pectin to help you get started. Two very lucky winners will receive: A case (6) Orchard Road 8-oz jelly jars, lids and a stainless steel funnel from Fillmore Container Preserving with Pomona’s Pectin, by Allison Carroll Duffy, and a box of […]

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Salsa Canning Class

Salsa Canning Class

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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, and Naturally Sweet Food in Jars, is coming to Fillmore Container on August 19th from 10am – Noon for a canning class and […]

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Pomona’s Pectin Jam Recipe Round Up

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SHARE THIS PAGE: If you aren’t familiar, Pomona’s Pectin is a sugar-free, preservative-free, low-methoxyl citrus pectin that does not require sugar to jell. It enables you to make jams and jellies with little to no sugar, or by using alternative sweeteners such as honey. By reducing the sweetener you can make a healthier version of […]

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