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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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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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Review of Brown Eggs & Jam Jars

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Most of the cookbooks we’ve chosen to carry are quite heavy on the practice of preserving foods – which makes sense to us because most of our other products support those habits. However, as a busy mom of 3, a farm girl at heart and wannabe homesteader, I fell in love with […]



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Easter Centerpiece Ideas

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We’ve been having fun with our Heritage Collection jars from Ball. The pretty blue & green jars just scream spring and we love filling our tables with their beauty.Discover more centerpiece ideas on our Pinterest boards.



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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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Go PINK!

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SHARE THIS PAGE: If you haven’t noticed we’ve gone PINK here at Fillmore Container! We’ve been giving away a pink Cuppow every day this month, and we are excited to announce a new pink giveaway. First, we’d like to congratulate the winner of these adorable pink cozies (from goodkarma), Mason jar mugs and pink Cuppows. […]



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In Support of PINK

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SHARE THIS PAGE: October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and we are going PINK in support! We have a month of pink giveaways planned just for you. We put together a fun pink drink set to kick things off. We reached out to Bren at goodkarma and she designed the most adorable pink cozies I […]



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Celebrate Farms & Food at the Lehigh Valley Harvest Event

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Save the date for the Lehigh Valley Harvest Event   Sunday, October 27, 2013. The event, organized by the Greater Lehigh Valley chapter of Buy Fresh Buy Local and The Seed Farm, will bring together local chefs and local farms to showcase recipes using the freshest ingredients from Lehigh Valley’s bounty. Fillmore Container […]



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