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Uses for Jars

Uses For Extra Jars: Replace Tupperware & Plastic Bags

Posted by on Sep 11, 2013 in Blog, Uses for Jars | 0 comments

Uses For Extra Jars: Replace Tupperware & Plastic Bags

There are plenty more uses for canning jars in the kitchen than just canning fruits and veggies. Glass jars are naturally BPA free, last virtually forever, and provide a utilitarian alternative to traditional packaging: you can see what’s in there, they stack well, and they clean easily. Plus, as always, canning jars just look better than plastic containers. For one thing, bulk ingredients can be kept in them. Herbs, spices, nuts, seeds, baking ingredients (flour, sugar, baking powder,...

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Uses for Extra Jars: Bathroom Edition

Posted by on Sep 5, 2013 in Blog, Uses for Jars | 0 comments

Uses for Extra Jars: Bathroom Edition

Here at Holcomb Hollow, we have dozens of uses for canning jars. Of course, we make our jams in them, but we also make pickles, sauerkraut, giardiniera,¬†whiskey-fruit infusions, and a whole slew of other foods. You’d be hard pressed to find anyone at the hollow drinking anything out of something other than a jar. I premix salads in a jar to store & eat while working at farmer’s markets (using this dressing recipe¬†which I also make & store in a canning jar). While these tips...

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