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I Found The Perfect Jar for Gift-Giving

If you’re new here, you should know something about me: I LOATHE – HATE – DESPISE the use of Mason jars for anything cutesy. They’re for food – for storing food! The beauty of a well-filled Mason/Ball jar fills me with joy. Especially the squatty ones that I use for gift-giving my homemade Apple Butter. …

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How to Make Homemade Vanilla Extract in 5 Easy Steps

Last year, I set about making my own decadent blend of vanilla extract and the results were so delicious, I’ll never buy vanilla from a store again. Yep, it was that good. You would have thought with all my years of baking experience, I would have tried to make vanilla extract at least once, but …

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Homemade Vanilla Extract Made Simple

This is the time of year many folks, homemaking vanilla kinda-folks, start thinking about putting vanilla beans in jars with vodka or rum, storing them away in a cool dark place for a few months, then having a delicious, much sought after Christmas gift on hand for their friends and loved ones. Are you homemaking …

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The Slinger: Mason Jar Shot Glasses

If you’ve been reading here for any length of time, you’re familiar with my Mason jar issues. I think they’re swell for canning, for storing food, but I take issue with pretending they’re bowls. Um, BOWLS are better suited for being bowls, not jars. GOSH! Consider yourself up to speed! I do make an exception …

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