Category Archives: Recipes

7 Ways to Use Your Cabbage

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SHARE THIS PAGE: I’m not ambitious enough to grow cabbage in my garden, but have gotten some in our CSA box and from my Father’s trips to our local produce auction. I’ve come to realize that a single head of cabbage can go surprisingly far once sliced or shredded and have concluded that I simply […]

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Rhubarb Recipe Round-Up

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Depending on which growing zone you’re in, rhubarb season may already be in full force, or it may just be beginning to show up in smallish bundles at the market. Often, the Red Variety of Rhubarb is most popular – that rosy hue just pops in those gorgeous foody posts- so it’s […]

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Asparagus Recipe Round Up

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SHARE THIS PAGE: It’s that time of the year in these parts…when just about every road side stand and farmer’s market is showing off their bundles of freshly cut asparagus. Those bright green spears, sometimes tipped with some purple hues are just irresistible! Our family loves to enjoy them roasted – with a little olive […]

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Preserving Recipes from PA Farm Show 2016

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We are wrapping up our time at the PA Farm Show, as the event comes to a close today! We were so excited to see so many of you stop by our booth and enjoy a demo from Marisa McClellan, of Food in Jars, Amanda Feifer, of Ferment Your Vegetables, and Richard […]

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Radish and Onion Pickles from Ferment Your Vegetables

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Fillmore Container’s Preservation Station is still going strong on the Main Floor in the Family Living area of the Pennsylvania Farm Show at the PA Farm Show Complex & Expo Center in Harrisburg, PA.  (Farm Show Map) A big thanks to Amanda Feifer, the fermentation educator behind the blog Phickle.com and book […]

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Winter Herb Kvass from Ferment Your Vegetables

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Yesterday, we enjoyed a very informative session with Richard Kralj, M.Ed, RDN, LDN a Food Safety & Quality-Senior Extension Educator with Penn State Cooperative Extension,  on the basics of pressure canning. We’ll share some tips we learned in a future post. We also welcomed Amanda Feifer, the fermentation educator and author of […]

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Ferment Your Vegetables Recipe & A Fermenting Kit Giveaway

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We thoroughly enjoyed getting to know author, Amanda Feifer, at the PA Farm Show last year and soaking in some of her fermenting knowledge. (She’ll be joining us again this year!) Naturally, we were anxious to offer her recent book Ferment Your Vegetables along with some other basic fermenting tools. If you […]

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The Simplest Sauerkraut

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Homemade sauerkraut is wonderfully different from the kraut you get at the grocery store. It has a nice crunch, it is perfectly sour, and pairs well with a pork roast. Sauerkraut is often one of the first fermentation projects recommended for newbies. Mainly because it is very easy to make, and  the […]

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Fermenting with Phickle and ReCAPS

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We first paired up with Phickle, our fermenting friend, when she shared an amazing Asparagus Pickle recipe on our blog.  Today, she is making Sunchoke Pickles and telling us how handy ReCAPs are for fermenting. ReCAPs and fermenting, you ask? Well, ReCAPs have a hole intended for a bung and airlock and […]

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Green Jars

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We hope you are celebrating this lucky holiday with green jars, green lids, and green straws! We started our St. Patrick’s Day celebration a little early, as we shared three green pickling recipes that look great in Ball’s new Heritage Collection green jars. Thanks to all of you who entered our giveaway […]

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