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Blog > Archives for April 2015

Mason Jar Wedding Ideas

April 27, 2015 | Décor, For the Home, News, Product

Wedding season is just around the corner and we’ve been filling quite a few orders for brides (and grooms). Many of our brides are looking for drinkware alternatives. Our Mason jar handled mugs top the list along with their fancy counterparts – pretty paper straws (we have a selection of more than 20 colors),...

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Water Bath Canning Instructions

April 18, 2015 | Canning

Basic Water Bath Canning Instructions CHECK jars to make sure there are no nicks, cracks, uneven rims or sharp edges which may prevent sealing or cause jar breakage. Always use new lids. Bands can be reused.  Wash jars, lids and bands in hot, soapy water. Rinse well. Dry bands to prevent rusting. PREPARE boiling water...

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Sunrise Marmalade Recipe

Our friends at Pomona’s Universal Pectin wanted to share this Sunrise Marmalade recipe with us. The recipe is from their book  Preserving with Pomona’s Pectin by Allison Carroll Duffy (Fair Winds Press, June 2013). The marmalade is slightly spiced with a nice sweetness. Think carrot cake and spice cake flavors. Allison says, if it’s possible...

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Countdown to Canning Season

April 1, 2015 | Canning, Giveaways, News

The first day of spring has come and gone and we, like you, are anxious for our favorite local fruits and vegetables to come to season so we can restock our canning shelves. We’ve updated our master canning to do list – 5 Tips to Prepare for Canning Season – to help you get...

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