Category Archives: Canning

Homemade Shrubs or Drinking Vinegars – Cold Process

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Last week, we shared a recipe for this amazing Black Cherry Shrub and were so floored by the ease of making them and pleased with the flavor results that we’ve tried a few more variations. That Black Cherry version that we made spent some time on the stove in order to speed […]

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JarBox Keeps Jars Organized and Safe

Jarbox

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We keep our canning jars safe, clean, & organized using a JarBox! The JarBox is a set of two rigid plastic shells molded to safely nestle one dozen (12) canning jars. The JarBox trays snap firmly together, encasing their contents safely and protecting your canning investment from top to bottom. You can […]

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Rosemary Grapefruit Jam for National Grapefruit Month

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We had quite a few grapefruit from the holidays and it was quite apparent that if I didn’t do something with a goodly portion of them now, some of them may end up feeding our worms. Their peels had begun to dry out a bit and sadly,  the opportunity for marmalade had […]

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Food in Jars Mastery Challenge 2017

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SHARE THIS PAGE: It’s been a joy to see the tremendous response by so many preservers to Marisa McClellan’s Food in Jars Mastery Challenge! While her challenge has given well seasoned preservers another excuse to put things up or to branch out, it has also encouraged those who have very little preserving experience!   If […]

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It’s National Sugar Awareness Week!

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SHARE THIS PAGE: It seems fitting, as we’re leaving that holiday eating and last year’s baggage behind us and begin to focus on the little ways to make this year better! I was surprised at the number of people who’ve told me that they don’t make jam (or allow themselves to enjoy jam) anymore because […]

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NEW Smooth Sided Jars from Ball®

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We are giddy over these sleek new jars from Ball. The new Smooth-Sided Jar Collection offers a smooth face on three sides of the jar, with a minimized Ball logo on one side. We love it, because these new jars will accommodate a wide variety of labeling for preserves, increase decorating options […]

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Quick Pickling for the Holidays

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Pickling isn’t just for summer time! Looking to add something crunchy to your relish trays at the upcoming Holiday gatherings, or even to share with your neighbors? Grab some cucumbers or other veggies and get pickling! Quick Pickles, AKA Refrigerator Pickles are stored in the refrigerator, so there isn’t any need for […]

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Top Preserving Cookbooks

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SHARE THIS PAGE: A preservers life is not complete without a library of resources to pull recipes and techniques from. Our preserving books cover topics from canning, to fermenting, to Preserving with Pomona’s Pectin, and more. Here are our top selling preserving books that will be perfect for the preserver on your list. And don’t […]

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Top Canning Gift Ideas

Canning Gift Ideas - Fillmore Container

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Canning is the most popular way our customers preserve their food. We’ve hand-picked our top canning products, so you can put together a canning kit for someone on your list. Water Bath Canner – The perfect gift for someone just getting started with canning, or for someone that needs to upgrade from […]

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Preserving Cookbook Giveaway

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We are deeply grateful to the incredibly creative and dedicated folks who have influenced the canning, preserving and fermenting world. Their expertise in the craft is why each of them hold a place in our library, but it’s their desire for helping others succeed along their food journey that has given them […]

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