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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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Ball Canning Jars and New Preserving Tools

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We’ve been fans of Ball Canning for quite awhile. We are avid users of their canning products, and of course we carry a large selection of their products too.  This summer, Ball Canning, has introduced some pretty cool new tools and products that will motivate you to try something new and help […]

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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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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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Beyond Canning a Book Review + Smoky Carrot Coins

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We’re quite excited to be carrying Autumn’s cookbook, Beyond Canning! While it truly is a beautiful book, it also has much to offer in the way of recipes and tips for preserving. The book contains three topics… Sweet Preserves, Pickles, and Fermentation. So if you’re wishing to expand your preserving in more than […]

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Pressure Canning Recipes

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SHARE THIS PAGE: If you’re preserving low acid foods – like meats and most vegetables, pressure canning is the only safe way to create a safe and shelf stable product. It used to be that your only options for containers and lids used in pressure canning were Ball jars and their 2-piece lids. There is […]

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Amish Christmas Jam: A Low Sugar Adaptation

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Christmas 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. This recipe, originally an Amish recipe, was adapted from one sent to Connie Sumberg at Pomona’s Pectin by Nancy O’Neal of Bedford, Virginia. The original recipe used […]

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Canning Essentials Gift Guide

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SHARE THIS PAGE: It’s time to start shopping for friends and family, so we’ve created a few gift guides that will help you find the perfect gift for someone on your list. We are kicking-off our gift guide series with the Canning Essentials Gift Guide. If someone on your list is an avid canner, or […]

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Food in Jars inspired Vanilla Plum Jam (Sugar Substitution)

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Toward the end of the summer, our CSA had a couple of quarts of beautiful Plums that I just couldn’t resist. It turned out that they weren’t ripe yet, so they went into an agate tray and onto the wall that skirts our kitchen– where I put fruit to ripen in plain […]

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