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DIY Christmas Cookie Mason Jar Kit

November 17, 2017 | DIY, Gifting, Giveaways

It’s officially holiday gifting season and we are crushing on these adorable DIY Mason Jar Cookie Kits from CanningCrafts. Who wouldn’t love to gift or get these adorably festive Cookie Mason Jars? Perfect for teachers, friends, and anyone on your list who loves cookies! Not to mention the fun you’ll have putting the kits...

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Our New Website Launches on November 15, 2017

November 6, 2017 | News, What's New

Our new website is coming! The new site will be faster, mobile-friendly and so much easier to navigate. We know you’ll love the improved shopping, ordering and reordering experience as well as our new lower shipping rates! The website will launch on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. There are a few very important things that you should...

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How to Preserve Soup

It’s soup season! Preserving soup at home is an excellent way to preserve your vegetables, and have a meal ready quickly. As we head into winter, having soup that isn’t from a can, or that needs to be thawed out is a real treat! But, it’s important to understand that not all soup recipes...

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Fermented Dill Pickles

Fermented Dill Zucchini Pickles

September 22, 2017 | Fermenting, Fermenting, Recipes, Recipes

Fermented Dill Zucchini Pickles We have been following Colleen over on Grow Forage Cook Ferment for awhile. We’ve enjoyed reading her blog about homesteading endeavors, particularly related to fermenting, as well as her herbal DIY projects. Like us, she loves preserving the harvest so that she can have healthy and tasty food (and drink!)...

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Pepper Jelly Recipe

Mrs. Wages Pepper Jelly Kit comes with almost everything you need to make the best pepper jelly. The kit includes pectin and spices, all you need is the peppers, lemon juice, vinegar and sugar, and you will be on your way to stocking your pantry with some sweet and savory jelly. Pepper Jelly works...

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A Basic Tomato Salsa Recipe for Preserving

September 6, 2017 | Canning, Preserving Recipes, Recipes

We recently hosted a canning class taught by Marisa McClellan of Food in Jars. The hands-on canning class, at Fillmore Container, focused on tomato salsa. Marisa talked about the basics of preserving tomatoes including the importance of acidification when preserving tomatoes. The Tomato Preserving Guidelines from Penn State Extension offer some very helpful information...

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