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Low Sugar Strawberry-Rhubarb Jam

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Our friends at Pomona’s Universal Pectin wanted to share this Strawberry-Rhubarb Jam recipe with us. The Strawberry-Rhubarb Jam is a low-sugar or low-honey cooked jam made with Pomona’s Pectin. It is an early summer classic – nice combination of tart and sweet. Feel free to use other sweeteners that measure like sugar […]



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How to Win a Blue Ribbon for Canned Goods at the Fair

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Veteran judges, Louetta Hurst and Vicki Becker, have seen their share of judging. They’ve shared their expertise at many local & county fairs and we caught up with them at the PA State Farm Show. For a couple of years, now, we’ve been participating in the PA State Farm Show. (You can […]



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Quick Pickled Green Beans and Lemon Cucumber

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Our CSA share has been plentiful with green beans. We’ve been enjoying them a variety of ways; sautéed with coconut oil; in one of our favorite chicken casseroles; and even crunching on them raw. However, on the eve of a weekend away I realized there was a lonely bag of green beans […]



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Tips for Making Double Batches of Jam

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Making Multiple Batches of Plum Star Anise Jam & Tomato Basil Jam from Food in Jars Our jamming kettles & canners were quite busy the other day as I multi-tasked, something I usually don’t recommend with preserving. However, I needed to do some testing of some new jars and lids that we […]



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Mason Jar Banks – DIY Craft Project

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SHARE THIS PAGE: School is out and it’s time for some fun DIY projects for the kids. We created these Mason jar banks as a fun crafty activity, and we were able to sneak in a lesson about money management. We simply took tissue paper and used ModPodge to secure and seal it to the jars. […]



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Water Bath Canning Science 101 – Proper Venting

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SHARE THIS PAGE: How can I avoid lid buckling or dimpling when I water bath? This is a sign that pressure has built up inside your jar during the water bath. It is VERY important that the steam is allowed to vent properly during water bath. Whether you are using 2-piece lids or 1-piece lids, […]



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