Author Archives: Lisa Reinhart

Fermented Tomato Salsa from Joy of Pickling

Fermented Salsa


SHARE THIS PAGE: Did you know the third edition of The Joy of Pickling has 50 brand new recipes! We chatted with Linda Ziedrich, the author, and she shared a bit about what preservers can expect from the third edition, as well as a recipe from the book – Fermented Tomato Salsa. The third edition […]

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Peach Freezer Jam with Mrs. Wages


SHARE THIS PAGE: Preserve some peaches without turning on the stove, with this no-cook peach freezer jam. If you haven’t made freezer jam before, we encourage you to read our post about How to Make Freezer Jam. Easy Peach Freezer Jam The original recipe is By Joy Isaacs, from Mrs. Wages® Test Kitchen Yields: 5 […]

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Dilled Carrot Spears


SHARE THIS PAGE: If you are following along with the Food in Jars Mastery Challenge, then you know that July’s challenge is hot pack preserving. This method of preserving is the act of putting food that is warm or cooked into jars and then processing them. Think tomato sauce, salsa, dilled carrot spears, BBQ sauce, […]

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Win a Mrs. Wages Refrigerator Pickle Pack


SHARE THIS PAGE: It’s pickle season! If you are enjoying a bumper crop of cucumbers, and want to add more variety to your pickling, we’ve got you covered with a Refrigerator Pickling Giveaway! If you aren’t familiar with Mrs. Wages, they make a HUGE variety of canning mixes for pickles, salsa, tomato sauce, ketchup, jams, […]

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Thai Basil Black Raspberry Shrub


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


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


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


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


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


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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