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Ginger Honey Pear Butter Recipe + a Giveaway

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SHARE THIS PAGE: September is National Honey Month and it seemed fitting for us to celebrate. Not only because we have a pretty sweet line of honey jars, but also because we’ve been enjoying honey sweetened preserves and all the benefits of swapping honey for sugar in our jams, fruit butters and other preserves. If […]



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How to Use Low Temperature Pasteurization for Pickles

Jars of Pickles

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We recently hosted a canning class taught by Marisa McClellan of Food in Jars. The hands-on canning class, at Fillmore Container, focused on low temperature pasteurization. For those of you that are following along with the Food in Jars Mastery Challenge, this month’s challenge is all about Low Temperature Pasteurization,  What is low […]



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Preserve The Harvest Giveaway

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SHARE THIS PAGE: In celebration of this bountiful time of year, Countryside magazine invited Fillmore Container to participate in its Preserve the Harvest Giveaway which boasts a new prize every week for 4 weeks. We’ve contributed the following fantastic prizes for each week: Week 1: 1 case of Orchard Road pint jars with regular mouth […]



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Win a Mrs. Wages Refrigerator Pickle Pack

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SHARE THIS PAGE: It’s pickle season! If you are enjoying a bumper crop of cucumbers, and want to add more variety to your pickling, we’ve got you covered with a Refrigerator Pickling Giveaway! If you aren’t familiar with Mrs. Wages, they make a HUGE variety of canning mixes for pickles, salsa, tomato sauce, ketchup, jams, […]



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A Review of New Anchor Hocking Jars on Food in Jars + Giveaway

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SHARE THIS PAGE: This week, we are sponsoring a giveaway with Food in Jars. We sent her a couple of cases of our recently added line of Anchor Hocking jars. These new regular mouth jars are available in Half Pints – 8oz, Pints – 16oz., and Quarts – 32oz. We love these new jars because […]



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June Jamming Giveaway with Pomona’s

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SHARE THIS PAGE: It’s time to jump into jamming season, and we’ve partnered with Pomona’s Pectin to help you get started. Two very lucky winners will receive: A case (6) Orchard Road 8-oz jelly jars, lids and a stainless steel funnel from Fillmore Container Preserving with Pomona’s Pectin, by Allison Carroll Duffy, and a box of […]



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Salsa Canning Class

Salsa Canning Class

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Marisa McClellan, popular canning blogger and author of canning books, Food in Jars: Preserving in Small Batches Year Round and Preserving by the Pint: Quick Seasonal Canning for Small Spaces, and Naturally Sweet Food in Jars, is coming to Fillmore Container on August 19th from 10am – Noon for a canning class and […]



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Honey Sweetened Preserves

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Honey has a long history of being the favorite natural sweetener, so it’s resurgence into preserving recipes isn’t surprising. Why Honey? It’s a natural, much healthier alternative to processed sugar or artificial sweeteners. Its supporting role of a sweetener allows the flavor profile of the fruit or other ingredients to shine through […]



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Canning Class – Low Temperature Pasteurization Process

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Marisa McClellan, popular canning blogger and author of canning books, Food in Jars: Preserving in Small Batches Year Round and Preserving by the Pint: Quick Seasonal Canning for Small Spaces, and Naturally Sweet Food in Jars, is coming to Fillmore Container on July 15th from 10am – Noon for a canning class and […]



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Anchor Hocking Smooth Sided Canning Jars + Giveaway

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SHARE THIS PAGE:   We are excited to add another line of smooth sided regular mouth jars! These long-awaited jars by Anchor Hocking are available in 8oz, 16oz and 32oz, are smooth on all sides, sport a softened square shape and shoulders. So easy to write on and to label! Above, you can see how the 8oz […]



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