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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
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.
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.
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.
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 In mass-production they have been replaced by other methods; however, in the home they are still widely used for canning.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...