Category Archives: Canning

How to Make Strawberry Freezer Jam with Mrs. Wages

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SHARE THIS PAGE: If you haven’t ventured into freezer jam yet, you should. With no-cook freezer jam, you get to preserve the bounty of summer without even turning on the stove. Not only, is it probably the quickest and easiest way to make a batch of jam, the flavor it offers is much more representative of perfectly […]



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How to Preserve Strawberries – A Round-Up of Strawberry Recipes

How to preserve strawberries

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SHARE THIS PAGE: It is not surprising that strawberries are a popular choice for preserves. Making strawberry jam is often the main way most preserve strawberries, but there are so many other great ways to use these sweet berries. We’ve included a few of our favorite strawberry jam recipes below. If you want to venture […]



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Commercial Kitchen, Small Business Incubator, Shared Use Kitchen Directory

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SHARE THIS PAGE: It’s a big step to take your in-home food business to the next level! Finding a commercial kitchen you can rent is often a very good way to grow your business while maintaining control over every aspect of your product. It can provide you the opportunity to do testing for larger batches, make […]



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Planning to Preserve the Harvest – Part 2

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SHARE THIS PAGE:  In the 1st part of this series, we shared tips on how to pull together your preserving plan. The focus of Part 2 is on how to make sure that your preserving toolbox is up to date, stocked and ready for action! Evaluate your Preserving Ingredients: Check expiration dates & freshness on […]



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Canning Class – Low Temperature Pasteurization Process

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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 July 15th from 10am – Noon for a canning class and […]



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Preparing to Preserve the Harvest – Part 1

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Although some folks continue to preserve all year around, for many of us, spring time brings on a significantly greater opportunity to preserve the harvest at the peak of freshness. Over the years, we’ve prepared for many such seasons, and though we might not follow through on each of our preparing & […]



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Anchor Hocking Smooth Sided Canning Jars + Giveaway

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SHARE THIS PAGE:   We are excited to add another line of smooth sided regular mouth jars! These long-awaited jars by Anchor Hocking are available in 8oz, 16oz and 32oz, are smooth on all sides, sport a softened square shape and shoulders. So easy to write on and to label! Above, you can see how the 8oz […]



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3 Ways to Preserve Berries + Blackberry Jam & Jelly Recipe Round Up

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Several years ago we added a small patch of Blackberries – the thorn-less variety – to our little patch of the world. As it turns out, the kids don’t eat them out of the patch quite like they do the raspberries, so I actually get more opportunity to preserve some! Whenever I […]



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Ball’s 24 oz. Wide Mouth Jars to be Discontinued + a Giveaway

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Ball’s wide mouth 24 ounce jars  also know as Venti Mason Jars, or Pint & Half Jar, have been a favorite with preservers and mason jar fans.  Their wide mouth and shoulder-free design  makes them easy to fill,  easy to empty,  and safe for the freezer!  In fact, it’s safe to say […]



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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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