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Apple Slices

Canned Apple Slices

October 16, 2018 | Canning, Fruits

A quick and easy way to preserve apples. 8-10 lbs of apples 2 cups Sugar 5 cups Water 1 pouch Mrs. Wages® Spiced Apple Mix To can apple slices, core and peel (if desired) apples and place in a large container. Combine 5 cups of water, 2 cups of sugar and the package of...

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Spiced Applesauce

Spiced Applesauce

September 26, 2018 | Canning, Fruits, Preserving Recipes, Recipes

It’s apple picking season! Making applesauce is a great way to preserve some of that bounty. We suggest using Fuji, McIntosh, Jonagold, Rome, Cameo, Jonathon, Red Delicious, Honeycrisp, Pink Lady for this Spiced Applesauce recipe. Look for flavorful, aromatic and firm apples and always use a mixture of varieties when canning. Print Spiced Applesauce...

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HoneyPear

Ginger Honey Pear Butter

September is National Honey Month and it seemed fitting for us to celebrate. Not only because we have a pretty sweet line of honey jars, but also because we’ve been enjoying honey sweetened preserves and all the benefits of swapping honey for sugar in our jams, fruit butters and other preserves. If you haven’t...

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PickledJalapeno

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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