Category Archives: Recipes

It’s National Sugar Awareness Week!

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SHARE THIS PAGE: It seems fitting, as we’re leaving that holiday eating and last year’s baggage behind us and begin to focus on the little ways to make this year better! I was surprised at the number of people who’ve told me that they don’t make jam (or allow themselves to enjoy jam) anymore because […]

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Quick Pickling for the Holidays

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Pickling isn’t just for summer time! Looking to add something crunchy to your relish trays at the upcoming Holiday gatherings, or even to share with your neighbors? Grab some cucumbers or other veggies and get pickling! Quick Pickles, AKA Refrigerator Pickles are stored in the refrigerator, so there isn’t any need for […]

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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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Preserving Cookbook Giveaway

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We are deeply grateful to the incredibly creative and dedicated folks who have influenced the canning, preserving and fermenting world. Their expertise in the craft is why each of them hold a place in our library, but it’s their desire for helping others succeed along their food journey that has given them […]

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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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Preserving Chili Peppers with Batch

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We are excited to team up with the authors of Batch again!  We continue to enjoy Joel MacCharles & Dana Harrison’s adventures with food and preserving and are so pleased to share a recipe for Wood -Fermented Hot Sauce from their book Batch, and we hosted them for another Facebook Live event […]

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How to Can Apple Pie Filling + a Giveaway

Canned Apple Pie Filling Orchard Road Jars

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Simply Canning, is a great resource for information on canning safety, recipes, canning tips, how to’s and product reviews. The articles are easy to read and understand, The information is valid for a newbie & veteran canners.   If you haven’t checked it out, yet…you should! Sharon Peterson, the woman behind Simply Canning, is […]

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Pickled Red Beets – a Classic Recipe for Water Bath Canning

Beets Recipe

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Pickled Beets are a childhood favorite of mine. Ever since I can remember, they’ve had a prominent place on the relish platter whenever our family gathered! My mother will still happily put up whatever amount of beets come her way, knowing that her kids & grand kids will devour them. Last autumn […]

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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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Fruit Medley Smoothie Recipe

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SHARE THIS PAGE: A big thanks to one of our giveaway winner, Jacqueline Strickland. She won our Paper Straw Giveaway earlier this summer, when we introduced our great new paper straw designs and new pricing. Jacqueline selected the Confetti Dots and Robin Blue Dots patterns and used them at an upcoming gathering she was planning, […]

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