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St. Patrick’s Day Printables

St Patrick's Day Fillmore Container

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Whether you’re celebrating St. Patrick’s Day on a large or small scale, we’ve got some festive details that will add some fun to your event. Our wide selection of containers & colorful Daisy and Straw Hole Lids & accessories, earth-friendly paper drinking straws,  along with the charming free printables available will help […]

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How to Make Milk Kefir

Make your own Milk Kefir Fillmore Container

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Several years ago, Amanda Pfeifer of Phickle, spent some time sharing some of her fermenting expertise at our Preservation Station – such a treat! She graciously shared some of her Milk Kefir grains (SCOBY) with us and we’ve been enjoying them ever since! We’ve continued to feed them, and they’ve continued to […]

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Super Bowl 2017 Giveaway

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SHARE THIS PAGE: If you’re planning to watch the big game with family & friends, we’re giving some lucky winner the opportunity to add some extra team spirit to their party with a fun Super Bowl Giveaway! The winner will get: Mixed Jar of Straws (48 straws) of their choice of team colors for  Patriots […]

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Food in Jars Mastery Challenge 2017

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SHARE THIS PAGE: It’s been a joy to see the tremendous response by so many preservers to Marisa McClellan’s Food in Jars Mastery Challenge! While her challenge has given well seasoned preservers another excuse to put things up or to branch out, it has also encouraged those who have very little preserving experience!   If […]

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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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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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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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Preserves Fit for the Holidays

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SHARE THIS PAGE: It’s hard to believe that the Holidays are so quickly approaching! As we get closer to Thanksgiving and Christmas, it’s nice to know that you’ve got a stash of homemade, hand-crafted goodness to share with all of your hosts and loved ones. What? You mean in the midst of putting up that […]

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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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Preserving Peaches

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Here in Lancaster, PA, we’re just now heading into Peach Picking time for freestone Peaches and are super excited! We’re watching Cherry Hill Orchard’s site to see when they’re officially available and when the Pick-Your-Own opens up. We wanted to pass along some delicious ways to put up those sweet fruits! Peach […]

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