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Gingered Lemon-Fig Preserves with Pomona’s Pectin

The team that created Pomona’s Universal Pectin, a sugar-free, preservative-free, low-methoxyl citrus pectin, is celebrating their namesake, Pomona, this month. Pomona was the Roman goddess of fruitful abundance. Her name comes from the Latin word pomum, “fruit,” specifically orchard fruit. She watches over and protects fruit trees and cares for their cultivation. Preserving with...

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Orchard Road Jars – A Review

August 1, 2014 | Canning, Canning 101, Product, Shop, What's New

We just added a new line of jars called Orchard Road.     Orchard Road is a new canning company that believes in celebrating all things fresh, natural and homemade. The new company told us its entire product line has been tested by an independent lab against Ball products. Orchard Road products performed just...

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2 Fresh Summer Salad Recipes

Summer Salads We have two family favorites to share with you today – Maw Maw’s Cucumber Salad and Gigi’s Copper Penny Salad. These recipes are really easy and great for a crowd. Maw Maw’s Cucumber Salad This dish is perfect for all those cucumbers that continue to populate in your garden! We suggest starting...

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