This post will share the best, most versatile canning jars for a new or experienced canner, that will double as food and drink containers in your home, and will help simplify your pantry and your canning process. Read on for the best canning jars! If you’re a new canner, you probably have no idea which […]
Growing microgreen sprouts in a mason jar is easy and inexpensive – even for someone with no green thumb! This tutorial has a few pro tips to ensure you grow tasty, nutritious sprouts in a simple canning jar. Read on to learn how to grow sprouts in a jar! I’ll admit right here that despite […]
Mason jars are about the most perfect containers ever. You can pick them up cheap at yard sales and thrift stores. You can use them to feed your family nutritional food and lower your grocery budget, but that’s not all you can do with them. Check out these uses for canning jars that are nice […]
Are you having a hard time finding nice-sized dark jars to store your herbs? Make your own customized herb jars. All you need are empty jars with lids, some paint and a little imagination. It’s a great craft project for the kids and you’ll have pretty jars to fill your shelves. Bonus: you’ll be saving […]
We’ve been told that light damages our herbs and ages them prematurely. But just in case you still had doubts, here is a visual reminder of what happens when you store herbs in a clear jar instead of a dark jar.
Canning foods you grew and harvested yourself is exciting and rewarding. After canning, you have rows of colorful jars lining your pantry ready to be enjoyed at any time. Just like any other food, however, home canned goods do not last forever. Use this guide to help you determine if your canned goods are safe […]