Category Archives: Tips & Techniques

We Just Added the reCAP Fermenter

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We added another useful tool to our fermenting products. Introducing The reCAP® Fermenter: an easy to use waterless airlock set for making ferments. It fits the pour spout of the pour caps  which means it can work with both regular mouth and wide mouth Mason jars! reCAP® Fermentation is different than some […]

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Top Fermentation Gift Ideas

Ferment Kit

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Fermenting is a healthy, fun, and nutritious way to preserve your food. If you haven’t taken the leap yet, and are curious what some of the essential tools are, here’s a few of our favorites. These four items would be a perfect gift set for someone who is interested in getting started, […]

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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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A Review of Fermentation Tools

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Fermenting is becoming a more popular food preservation method, and we are pleased to see this growth. Especially when you can use resources like Phickle, and Fermenting Your Vegetables to guide you on your way. Of course, as interest grows, the market fills with fun new gadgets and tools to help you […]

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Introducing Swing Top Bottles

Homemade Vanilla Extract - SwingTop Bottle - Fillmore Container

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We are pleased to add EZ-Cap bottles to our product list. These quality swing top bottles are perfect for sauces, vinegars, oils, kombucha, syrup, home brews, extracts or anything that requires a glass bottle with a re-sealable cap. Whether you select EZ-Cap bottles for your personal use, or if you are packaging your […]

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The Best Selling Pickle Book + Spicy Pickled Peach Recipe

The Joy of Pickling- Fillmore Container

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Introducing the third edition of the best-selling pickle book ever! The Joy of Pickling is packed full of pickling recipes, including 50 brand new recipes. You’ll find recipes that utilize both a variety of preserving methods including canning, no-fuss quick pickles for the refrigerator or freezer, and fermented pickles. Plus, a whole […]

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New Fermenting Tools + a Giveaway

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We’ve continued to add to our fermenting supplies products, and are really excited to bring in more products to round out this category. We recently added some new fermenting gadgets and we never got the chance to properly introduce these new tools. As we expand our fermenting knowledge, we’ve been using these […]

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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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