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Thai Basil Black Raspberry Shrub

June 27, 2017 | Drinks, Recipes

Fruit Shrub Spritzers have become favorite refreshments on these hot summer days. Simply pour a little shrub over a glass of ice and fill with seltzer and you’ve got a sparkly delicious drink.  We’ve enjoyed trying out some new flavor combinations too, as we compete with the birds for our Black Raspberry harvest each day, and as our herb patch explodes with such aromatic...

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Lavender Vanilla Strawberry Jam & Pomona's Fillmore Container

Lavender Vanilla Bean Strawberry Jam with Pomona’s Pectin

Strawberries were so plentiful and delicious this year that I found myself arriving home with flats of those glorious berries several times. We enjoyed strawberry shortcake for bedtime snacks, for breakfast, sometimes as an actual dessert and of course, a good amount of strawberry jam was put away for another season!   We had some quartered berries...

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June Jamming Giveaway with Pomona’s

Pomona Pectin Giveaway It’s time to jump into jamming season, and we’ve partnered with Pomona’s Pectin to help you get started. Two very lucky winners will receive: A case (6) Orchard Road 8-oz jelly jars, lids and a stainless steel funnel from Fillmore Container Preserving with Pomona’s Pectin, by Allison Carroll Duffy, and a box...

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Salsa Canning Class

Salsa Canning Class

June 6, 2017 | Events, News, What's New

Marisa McClellan, popular canning blogger and author of canning books, Food in Jars: Preserving in Small Batches Year-Round and Preserving by the Pint: Quick Seasonal Canning for Small Spaces, and Naturally Sweet Food in Jars, is coming to Fillmore Container on August 19th from 10am – Noon for a canning class and a book signing....

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Pomona’s Pectin Jam Recipe Round Up

If you aren’t familiar, Pomona’s Pectin is a sugar-free, preservative-free, low-methoxyl citrus pectin that does not require sugar to jell. It enables you to make jams and jellies with little to no sugar, or by using alternative sweeteners such as honey. By reducing the sweetener you can make a healthier version of your preserves....

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