Category Archives: Fermenting

Strawberry Jam Recipes and More

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We are happily welcoming strawberry season here in Lancaster, PA. If you can get your hands on some fresh berries, here are a few ways to preserve that irresistible taste for later! Hooked on the Vanilla Bean? Try this incredibly addictive Strawberry Vanilla Jam from Food in Jars. Want this same great […]

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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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Probiotic Asparagus Pickle

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SHARE THIS PAGE: These fermented asparagus pickles from Phickle are a favorite way to fete the arrival of spring and the layered green look they have is so pretty! Probiotic Asparagus Pickle 1 bunch of washed asparagus, approximately 15 spears, woody ends trimmed. Medium-thickness asparagus spears that have roughly the same circumference as one another work […]

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Pickling Recipes for Ball’s Green Jars + a Giveaway

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Our warehouse is a sea of green, filled with Ball’s newest Heritage Collection Green Jars. These new regular mouth pint jars and wide mouth quart jars are packaged as a set of 6, with bands and lids, and are available for purchase here. With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, we […]

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Fermenting with a Hip Girl

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We are excited to be collaborating with Kate Payne, from The Hip Girl’s Guide to Homemaking. She has some pretty cool ideas in her book and on her blog including, how to host a food swap and a number of cool recipes like red onion apple jelly and pickled brussels sprouts. Today, […]

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