Category Archives: Gifting

Valentine’s Day

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We think these new Smooth-Sided jars from Ball are perfect for some Valentine’s Day fun. Fill them with treats to give someone sweet, or pair them with our Valentine’s Day straws and lids for a festive drink. We now carry over 40 paper straw designs/colors! From polka dots, to chevron, to hearts, […]

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Hot Cocoa Mix Recipe for Gifting

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Continuing our Homemade Christmas theme, we’re sharing a delicious trio with the amazing teachers in our lives! A jar of Hot Cocoa Mix, a jar of Homemade Marshmallows, and a little jar of crushed Peppermint Candy Cane. This creamy dreamy Hot Cocoa just may be what snowy days are may for! This […]

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Perfect Pancake & Waffle Mix for Gifting

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SHARE THIS PAGE: A few Christmas seasons ago, a friend of ours got the bright idea of selling this amazing Pancake & Waffle Mix as a fund raiser. She packaged it in our lovely Cracker Jars (for larger families) in addition to wide mouth Pint and quart jars. They made great gifts for teachers and […]

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Homemade Holiday Gift Guide

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SHARE THIS PAGE: If you want to make some hand made gifts this Christmas, our Homemade Holiday Gift Guide is for you! We’ve pulled together our top DIY blog posts to inspire you in crafting and sharing something that lets your creativity shine. Our friend Malia, over at Yesterday on Tuesday, created some charming holiday […]

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Introducing Swing Top Bottles

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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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Chocolate Cherry Preserves with Pomona’s Pectin

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SHARE THIS PAGE: If you aren’t familiar, Pomona’s Pectin is a sugar-free, preservative-free, low-methoxyl citrus pectin that does not require sugar to jell. It enables you to make jams and jellies with little or no sugar, allowing you to make a healthier version of your preserves. For those of us that love to jam, but […]

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Homemade BBQ Sauce Recipe from Food in Jars

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Over on Food in Jars, Marisa McClellan is sharing a recipe for homemade barbecue sauce! Marisa McClellan, a food writer, canning teacher, and dedicated farmers market shopper who lives in Center City Philadelphia, is the author of Food in Jars: Preserving in Small Batches Year-Round and Preserving by the Pint: Quick Seasonal Canning […]

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Batch – A Book Review + a Giveaway

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We have been enjoying the quality content of the Well Preserved blog for some time now, and are so pleased to carry Batch – a very tangible result of Joel MacCharles & Dana Harrison’s adventures with food and preserving. In Batch, they have created an incredibly useful & enjoyable resource and have given a […]

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Savory Spiced-Mango Conserve

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Congratulations to Fillmore Container customers – Brian and Kristina Lehmbeck of Ashburn, VA who host the Mamma Rocks the Kitchen food blog, and Sharon Sciortino of Crystal Lake, IL. They are the lucky winners of the June Jamming Giveaway with Pomona’s Pectin. Both winners will receive a copy of Preserving with Pomona’s Pectin […]

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Using Lavender in a Preserver’s Kitchen

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We made Lavender Jelly with Pomona’s Pectin earlier this year and were happy with how easy it was and delighted in the color and flavor! It got rave reviews by many of the Farm Show attendees, who also thought it would be perfect in an elegant brunch spread or as shower favors. […]

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