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Monday, August 08, 2005

Canning Question

Where does one go to buy canning supplies? I have a freezer full of strawberries that are just desperate to become jam and I'd like to can them. I've never canned before; usually, I make freezer jam.

6 Comments:

Blogger Rosesandtea said...

Walmart used to have them. In fact a lot of the regular grocery stores used to have them at this time of year.
And, old time hardware stores. I got my jar lifter (which I still have but have never used since coming over here)from some independent hardware store back home.

Keep an eye out for garage sales too.

8:46 AM  
Blogger Jan said...

Yes, WalMart and Ace Hardware. ..and even most grocery stores will have the jars. Look in the baking aisle near the floor.

10:44 AM  
Blogger Calla Lilly said...

So, how much will you be selling your jam for??? :)

6:18 PM  
Blogger Mrs. Happy Housewife said...

Ha, ha, I wish. :) The only pay I get for my jam is hugs & kisses.

6:42 PM  
Blogger Meredith said...

Ooh, I just saw a canning kit marked down at Big Lots. It had a selection of pint jars, lids, canning tongs and the Ball Blue Book, all packaged together for around $12. I *knew* I should have bought it for someone! ;)

10:19 PM  
Blogger Mrs. Happy Housewife said...

Oh, Meredith, just what I need. :( Maybe I should check out my Big Lots. That sounds like a good idea.

7:09 AM  

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