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Peaches

Peach Salsa Recipe

It’s peach picking time! If you’re new to preserving peaches, be sure to confirm that you’re using freestone varieties. Fighting with the peels & pits can really take the wind out of your peach preserving sails! Check out our peach prepping tips. If you are local to the Lancaster County region, here are a...

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cucumber Relish

Cucumber Relish Recipe

Super large cucumbers are often hard to transform into crispy pickle spears and are often quite seedy, but they still have potential! We decided to make cucumber relish and cucumber salad with our overgrown cucumbers. We like a relish in which all of the players can be identified, so we removed the really seedy...

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Pickled Jalapeno Peppers

This recipe, from Mrs. Wages, offers a great way to enjoy Jalapeno peppers and not suffer from the heat in the process! They still offer a kick, but pickling them mellows out the heat. Add the pickled peppers to tacos, nachos, or pulled pork sandwiches. Top a pizza or bowl of chilli with them,...

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Ball jars

Shop the Largest Selection of Ball Jars Online

June 4, 2018 | Canning, Product

We are avid users of Ball’s canning products, and of course we carry one of the largest online selections of their products too.  Ball® has stopped selling to preservers directly, but Fillmore Container will continue to carry one of the largest varieties of Ball and Kerr jars, at the best prices. Over the years,...

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How to Preserve Grapefruit

It’s time to get your fill of ruby reds, marsh, pomelo and oroblanco because it is National Grapefruit Month! These citrus fruits range from white to red and sweet to tart. The brightness of grapefruits lends them to be very flavorful marmalades, curds and jellies! We pulled together a few preserving recipes that feature grapefruit as...

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mostarda

Winter Fruit Mostarda

“Recipe reprinted with permission from Preserving by the Pint © 2014 by Marisa McClellan, Running Press, a member of the Perseus Book Group.” Traditionally, mostarda is whole or sliced fruit that’s been preserved in a mustard oil-infused syrup. The end result looks like innocent preserved fruit, but has the sharpness and sinus-clearing power of...

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Fermented Radish and Onion Pickles

December 23, 2017 | Fermenting, Pickling, Recipes

Excerpted from Ferment Your Vegetables by Amanda Feifer (Fair Winds Press, October 2015). In a pretty foolproof process, radish pickles remain an especially easy first step. I always have a jar of plain radish pickles fermenting at my house, simply because they’re so easy to make and taste so good that we tend to eat the...

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