Category Archives: Jams & Preserves

Honey Sweetened Strawberry Thyme Jam from Preserving by the Pint

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Over the last several weeks, I’ve enjoyed reading through Marisa McClellan’s newest brain child – Preserving by the Pint and was anxious to try some of the recipes. I really wanted to wait for fresh strawberries to do this justice, but I still had several quarts of frozen berries and thought, “Why […]

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Strawberry Jam – Pomona’s Pectin in Action

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We’ve become quite fond of Pomona’s Universal Pectin. Our preserving habit can be somewhat unpredictable – from testing products, processes or recipes; To keeping up with the garden, and surprise arrivals of auction produce from my Father.  All of these scenarios in addition to our regular schedule of putting up “planned foods” […]

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How to Pick a CSA and Get the Most Out of Your Share

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SHARE THIS PAGE: The growing season is upon us and that means it’s time to sign up for a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture). Becoming a member of a CSA is a great way to get access to local, seasonal food directly from a farmer. Here’s how it works: A farmer (or group of farmers) offers […]

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5 Tips on How to Prepare for Canning Season

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Whether you’re a canner, a freezer, a fermenter, a dehydrator or all of the above; we’ve compiled a few tips to help you gear up for canning season, so you can get the most taste and quality out of your preserved goodness. 1. Start a Preserving Journal We started one so that […]

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A Sneak Peek at Preserving by the Pint

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Our friend, Marisa McClellan’s new canning cookbook Preserving by the Pint is now available! We are so proud to stock our shelves with her latest work! We spent some time this weekend reading through the cookbook. Her dedication and tribute to her other half had us tearing up. Then, page-by-page, we began adding […]

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Make Sugar-free Jam with Pomona’s Pectin

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We are always trying to expand our product line and add new jars, lids and other fun things that we know you’ll love. Our latest addition is something that should be in every canner’s pantry, Pomona’s Pectin and the Preserving with Pomona’s cookbook! Pomona’s Pectin is a sugar-free, preservative-free, low-methoxyl citrus pectin […]

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Canning Demos with Food in Jars and Fillmore Container at the PA Farm Show

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SHARE THIS PAGE: It’s PA Farm Show time! This is our first year at the Farm Show, and we have so many great things planned for the show. We hope you’ll stop by our Preservation Station, which is located on the Main Floor at the PA Farm Show Complex & Expo Center in Harrisburg, PA. […]

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Apple Butter Preserves in Action

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SHARE THIS PAGE: There are so many wonderful fall flavors! Apples, cider, apple butter and caramel are some of our favorite autumn sweets. We found this delightful Apple Cider Cake with Salted Carmel Buttercream Frosting recipe from Something Swanky. We prepared these yummy cupcakes in our 6.5 oz. Straight-Sided jar. We topped them with sugared […]

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Crockpot Apple Butter Recipe

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SHARE THIS PAGE: A is for APPLE…B is for BUTTER…and it’s what we’re up to this time of year! Last year we made some crockpot apple butter and it was such a hit and super easy, we decided to do it again. This year we had three crockpots going. We used a recipe from Canning […]

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Gifting Preserves with Food In Jars

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Sharing your preserves as gifts is something we all love to do. Choosing which jam, jelly, or chutney to share can sometimes be challenging. We’ve started putting our favorite gifting preserves in our itty-bitty sample jars. Then we can give a taste of a few of our favorite preserves. Marisa at Food […]

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