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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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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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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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How to Use an Atmospheric Steam Canner

Atmospheric steam canner

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SHARE THIS PAGE: New News on the Use of Steam Canners! There has been more research attention given to the use of Atmospheric Steam Canners recently and several reliable sources are now stating that it is indeed safe to use them under certain circumstances as an alternative to a Water bath canner.  Our local experts […]



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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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Sale on Canning Tools

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We’re celebrating farmer’s markets, roadside stands and gardens of every shape and size with 10% savings on our most basic and popular “must haves” for the home food preserver. Items included in this special sale: 20 Qt. Stainless Steel Water Bath Canner The ever-popular 4th Burner Pot Regular Mouth and Wide Mouth […]



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June Jamming Giveaway with Pomona’s Pectin

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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 and lids from Fillmore Container Preserving with Pomona’s Pectin, by Allison Carroll Duffy, and a box of Pomona’s Universal Pectin from […]



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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 New Ball Blue Book and a Giveaway

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We’re welcoming the Ball Blue Book – 37th Edition – to our Canning Library! How is this one different from the last?  Well, it’s packed full of a wide range of proven recipes including 75 new ones – for water bath processing and pressure canning, fermenting, freezing and dehydrating. Each section includes […]



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Fillmore Container at the PA Farm Show

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SHARE THIS PAGE: It’s almost time for the PA Farm Show. We invite you to come visit Fillmore Container’s Preservation Station on the Main Floor in the Family Living area of the Pennsylvania Farm Show at the PA Farm Show Complex & Expo Center in Harrisburg, PA, January 10 – 17, 2015. See map below […]



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