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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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Lavender Vanilla Bean Strawberry Jam with Pomona’s Pectin

Lavender Vanilla Strawberry Jam & Pomona's Fillmore Container

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Strawberries were so plentiful and delicious this year that I found myself arriving home with flats of those glorious berries several times. We enjoyed strawberry shortcake for bedtime snacks, for breakfast, sometimes as an actual dessert and of course, a good amount of strawberry jam was put away for another season!   We had some […]

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3 Ways to Preserve Berries + Blackberry Jam & Jelly Recipe Round Up

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Several years ago we added a small patch of Blackberries – the thorn-less variety – to our little patch of the world. As it turns out, the kids don’t eat them out of the patch quite like they do the raspberries, so I actually get more opportunity to preserve some! Whenever I […]

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Rosemary Grapefruit Jam for National Grapefruit Month

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We had quite a few grapefruit from the holidays and it was quite apparent that if I didn’t do something with a goodly portion of them now, some of them may end up feeding our worms. Their peels had begun to dry out a bit and sadly,  the opportunity for marmalade had […]

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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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Quick Pickling for the Holidays

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Pickling isn’t just for summer time! Looking to add something crunchy to your relish trays at the upcoming Holiday gatherings, or even to share with your neighbors? Grab some cucumbers or other veggies and get pickling! Quick Pickles, AKA Refrigerator Pickles are stored in the refrigerator, so there isn’t any need for […]

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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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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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Naturally Sweet Food In Jars – a Review and a Recipe

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We’ve been looking forward to Marisa McClellan’s latest creation; Naturally Sweet Food in Jars; for quite some time and are thrilled to have added it to our Preserving Library along with the original Food in Jars and Preserving by the Pint. Marisa McClellan is a food blogger, cookbook author, and canning teacher […]

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