Tag Archives: Holiday gifts

Preserving Chili Peppers with Batch

Batch - holiday gifts

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We are excited to team up with the authors of Batch again!  We continue to enjoy Joel MacCharles & Dana Harrison’s adventures with food and preserving and are so pleased to share a recipe for Wood -Fermented Hot Sauce from their book Batch, and we hosted them for another Facebook Live event […]

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Sweet & Savory Goodies for Gifting

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Our customers create some delectable edible goods! From butters to spreads, pickles to hot cocoa mix,  finishing salts to chutneys. All are made with exceptional ingredients that bring fantastic flavor to each jar of goodness. We hope you’ll think small this holiday shopping season and support one (or more) of these small […]

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Merry Mulled Merlot Jam Recipe with Pomona’s Pectin

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SHARE THIS PAGE: One of the books we carry is Preserving with Pomona’s Pectin by Allison Carroll Duffy. In our quest to reduce the amount of sugar in our jam this year, we find ourselves referencing this book frequently.  Preserving with Pomona’s Pectin is a great guide to help you on your journey of low-sugar […]

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Holiday Gift Guide 2014

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Every year we put together some of our favorite things in hopes that you’ll find something perfect for someone on your list, or maybe something to add to your own wish list! We’ve expanded our list this year, adding some ideas for DIY gifts.  And for those of us that aren’t so […]

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Very Merry DIY Gifting Ideas + 2 Giveaways!

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We’ve been busy testing some new DIY holiday gifting ideas, and have enjoyed reading the ideas from our friend, Kate Payne, of The Hip Girl’s Guide to Homemaking. Kate made raw live vinegar from fruit scraps and is gifting them in our French Square Dairy Jars. What a great way to eliminate […]

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How to Make Your Own Mulling Spice

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SHARE THIS PAGE: One of our favorite ways to welcome these shorter days, cold evenings and the Holidays is to make Mulled Apple Cider. Once the aroma fills our home, it suddenly feels warmer and the world is a better place!  In the past, I’d simply thrown a scoop of whole cloves and a cinnamon […]

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Holiday Recipes and a Winner

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Christmas is almost here and as another year comes to a close, we want to thank you for a sharing your love of jars with us! We’ve gathered a few of our favorite holiday recipes, that are sure to tempt your taste buds. In the morning lemon curd & cranberry scones pairs […]

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Holiday Cranberry-Rosemary Vinegar

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Our family friend, Carla, made some Cranberry-Rosemary Vinegar to give to teachers, co-workers, and other friends this Christmas. We shared a picture on Facebook and many of you wanted to hear more about how she made it. Carla snapped some pictures when she and her kids made the next batch, and she […]

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Gifting Homemade Goods in Jars

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SHARE THIS PAGE: During this wonderful season of giving we all love to wrap up a little something yummy or pretty in jars and gift it to family & friends. Here’s a few tips to get you on your way to gifting your homemade goodies. Pick a Jar If you are gifting something that’s already […]

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DIY Chalkboard on Jars

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Our latest Pinterest obsession… chalkboards on jars! We’ve read a few different posts about chalkboard labels and chalkboards on glass, we wanted to see how both versions worked. Because we carry a lovely variety of Pantry Style jars – ones that are great for storage and still lovely enough to have sitting […]

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