Latest Mason jar Stories

2014-03-07 23:02:03

Glass Doctor can fix the pain of what to do with old, unused and nearly forgotten glass with these five unique ways to repurpose glass. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Don’t throw away old, unused glass jars and containers while spring-cleaning. Glass Doctor can fix the pain of what to do with old, unused and nearly forgotten glass with these five unique ways to repurpose glass. Light them up. Start your spring and summer nightly barbeques off right by using old mason jars and...

2012-04-27 23:00:46

Shirley Camp, Retired University of Illinois County Extension Specialist provides five practical tips to help make canning at home simple, safe and fun for the whole family. Shirley's tips and other practical advice can be found in the upcoming edition of Mrs. Wages Canning Guide to be published later this summer. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 Check out Mrs. Wages´ canning tips and food preservation ideas for the 2012 harvest along with safety recommendations from canning...

2009-04-14 16:05:00

Iconic glass jars are more relevant today than ever, helping consumers and foodies alike preserve their favorite fruits and vegetables, and save money DALEVILLE, Ind., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The iconic Ball(R) jar - named after the five Ball brothers from upstate New York to manufacture a glass fruit jar for home canning - is celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2009. A trusted staple in millions of American kitchens, the Ball jar continues to help consumers and foodies alike preserve...

2008-08-13 18:00:23

By Valerie Phillips Deseret News Home canning is making a comeback, as rising grocery prices have spurred people to stretch their food budgets. Jarden Home Brands reports a 28 percent increase in the company's Ball canning products since 2007. Also, sales of the company's plastic freezing containers have doubled. In a recent survey of 1,800 visitors to Jarden's Web site, www.freshpreserving.com, more than 70 percent of those who responded said they intend to preserve more foods this...

Latest Mason jar Reference Libraries

2010-09-27 17:29:21

A Mason jar, invented by Rick Mason in 1858, is a glass jar used in canning to preserve food. Ball Corp. manufactured the jars early on and the name ball jar was also applied to the jars. In mass-production they have been replaced by other methods; however, in the home they are still widely used for canning. Usually the jars have a two piece lid composed of a inner flat metal which is covered by by a screw-on ring. The ring creates a vacuum with the lid during the canning process. So that...

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.