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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 and a Recipe

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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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Ball Canning Jars and New Preserving Tools

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We’ve been fans of Ball Canning for quite awhile. We are avid users of their canning products, and of course we carry a large selection of their products too.  This summer, Ball Canning, has introduced some pretty cool new tools and products that will motivate you to try something new and help […]

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Savory Spiced-Mango Conserve

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Please enjoy this yummy recipe for Savory Spiced-Mango Conserve, excerpted from Preserving with Pomona’s Pectin by Allison Carroll Duffy (Fair Winds Press, June 2013). Savory Spiced-Mango Conserve Allison says: “If you’re a fan of chutney, give this conserve a try! Inspired by the classic Indian condiment, this conserve melds the sweetness of […]

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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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Low Sugar Jam Recipes and a Pomona’s Pectin Giveaway

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SHARE THIS PAGE: The makers of Pomona’s Universal Pectin are jumping into jamming season with a giveaway and we’ve partnered with them by adding some vintage style jam jars and an iLid to the prize pack. Enter your chance to win at the end of this post, or over at Pomona’s. If you aren’t familiar, […]

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Wholesale Paper Straws, Party Supplies, Inspiration for Summer Celebrations and a Giveaway!

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Just in time for summer we’re introducing tons of great new paper straw designs and new pricing! Plus great ideas, from Yesterday on Tuesday, for Father’s Day and 4th of July, not to mention TWO GIVEAWAYS! We now carry over 40 paper straw designs/colors! From polka dots, to gingham, to chevron, to […]

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Gift Ideas for Teachers

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SHARE THIS PAGE: The school year is soon coming to a close, and we’ve been on the hunt for some fun ways to say “thank you” to the teachers who encourage our kids to love learning all school year long. Teacher Thank You Gifts Sweet Treats This Ice Cream themed teacher’s gift is the perfect […]

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Plum Strawberry Rosemary Jam Recipe

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Adapted and contributed by Vivian Solomon, who was inspired by a recipe in The Blue Chair Jam Cookbook by Rachel Saunders, Plum-Strawberry-Rosemary Jam is a low-sugar cooked jam made with Pomona’s Pectin. Pomona’s Pectin contains no sugar or preservatives and jells reliably with low amounts of any sweetener.   Vivian says: “The […]

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How to Make a Terrarium

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SHARE THIS PAGE: A few weeks ago we attended a terrarium class at Inglenook, a local coworking space for home, garden, and other creative professionals. We brought along a couple of our favorite large containers and took the time to focus on creating a sweet little contained garden to observe, tend and love. Staci Jasin […]

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