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Cuppa Noodle Soup Mason Jar Meal

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Mason Jar Meals are the perfect solution to lunch-packing boredom. They offer quick healthy meals for lunch, on the go, or a busy weeknight. You can prep a bunch of meals at once and your fridge will be stocked with delicious meals all week long. Robin Joss, owner of Big Red Kitchen […]



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Good Food to Share – 10 Recipes

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Throughout the year, and especially during the holiday season, it seems there is always a potluck, a get-together, or an office party that you need to prepare a dish, or treat for. Or, maybe you need to help out a friend who just had a baby, or there’s an impromptu neighborly get […]



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Get More Out Of Your CSA – Make Vegetable Stock

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We are pleased to introduce our guest blogger, Sarah Mock from How I Pinch a Penny. Sarah has some excellent tips and creative ways to save money around your home. One way she saves, is by preserving her own food. Today she is teaching us how to use every ounce of goodness […]



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How to Make Spice Rubs for Dad

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Father’s Day is coming up…and we set out to find a DIY project for Dad that would be useful, fun, kid friendly, frugal & easy to personalize.  It can be pretty tricky to find that perfect Father’s Day gift or DIY project…but I think we’ve landed on a favorite! Grilling season has […]



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Strawberry Jam – Pomona’s Pectin in Action

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We’ve become quite fond of Pomona’s Universal Pectin. Our preserving habit can be somewhat unpredictable – from testing products, processes or recipes; To keeping up with the garden, and surprise arrivals of auction produce from my Father.  All of these scenarios in addition to our regular schedule of putting up “planned foods” […]



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5 Tips on How to Prepare for Canning Season

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Whether you’re a canner, a freezer, a fermenter, a dehydrator or all of the above; we’ve compiled a few tips to help you gear up for canning season, so you can get the most taste and quality out of your preserved goodness. 1. Start a Preserving Journal We started one so that […]



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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Green Jars

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We hope you are celebrating this lucky holiday with green jars, green lids, and green straws! We started our St. Patrick’s Day celebration a little early, as we shared three green pickling recipes that look great in Ball’s new Heritage Collection green jars. Thanks to all of you who entered our giveaway […]



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A Sneak Peek at Preserving by the Pint

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Our friend, Marisa McClellan’s new canning cookbook Preserving by the Pint is now available! We are so proud to stock our shelves with her latest work! We spent some time this weekend reading through the cookbook. Her dedication and tribute to her other half had us tearing up. Then, page-by-page, we began adding […]



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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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Make Sugar-free Jam with Pomona’s Pectin

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We are always trying to expand our product line and add new jars, lids and other fun things that we know you’ll love. Our latest addition is something that should be in every canner’s pantry, Pomona’s Pectin and the Preserving with Pomona’s cookbook! Pomona’s Pectin is a sugar-free, preservative-free, low-methoxyl citrus pectin […]



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