Now I know you might be thinking, why spend the money?
They were $5.99.
Frankly I know I could buy a dozen of these jars and the white plastic lids for cheaper, but these were cute – and they had shaker tops.
The holes are rather large, but if I really want to coat something with herbs, this is ideal and the lid stays open until you close it.
The lids unscrew easily and the larger opening is wonderful for scooping out dried herbs with measuring spoons.
The other thing I really like is – unlike spice jars – if the herbs or spices start to draw moisture and stick, it is going to be very easy to scoop them out and clean the jar.
The other product I found that I am thrilled about was a bubble popper/measurer.
Those of you that are experienced canners might think what a waste, but let me tell you why I think this is such a useful product, especially for beginners.
For one, finding a knife or other utensil large enough to put into the bottom of a canning jar often takes a bit of time and then you don’t want to use something that has crevices because bacteria might be lurking there.
Are you overwhelmed with how to start building a food storage? You want to store food, but not waste space with food you don’t know how to use or will eat? Read below for 5 steps you can take to start you food storage and make it work for you.
It’s so hard to remember to use food storage when it’s stored all over your house… or downstairs in the basement. I get it, our is there too. That’s why I’ve come up with 8 tips to teach you how to rotate your food storage.
Have you built up a small food storage and are looking to grow that into a year supply? There are a few things you need to know and will want keep in mind when planning for long term food storage so you can be sure you have the quality and type of food to fit your exact families needs. Once you know exactly what you need, then you won’t be wasting money and spending hundreds on items you don’t need.
Do you love fresh herbs but wonder if there is an easy way to preserve them for the winter?
Do you seek other ways to use herbs other than just as a seasoning on food?
There are so many ways to preserve herbs for winter use – from various methods of drying them to freezing them, but it doesn’t end there.
Some of the best ways to preserve herbs in right in the foods you would normally incorporate herbs into – pre-made seasonings, teas, butter or oil.
Then this is the course for you!
What You Will Learn In This Course: Hang herbs to dry Use a hanging herb dryer Dry herbs on a window screen dryer Dry herbs in a dehydrator Dry herbs in an oven Dry herbs in a microwave Freeze herbs whole Make herb ice cubes Add fresh herbs to freezer meals Add herbs to canned sauces Preserve herbs in vinegar Preserve herbs in oil Preserve herbs in butter Preserve herbs in salt or sugar Make pre-made seasonings Make herbal tea Make herb jelly (plus tips on how to use these)