Tuesday, 14 April 2009

Pears

We bought 5 kilos of Sensation pears for preserving from the pear stall at the Meadows Easter Fair. We had preserved that variety before and absolutely loved it.

Unfortunately, I can only fit 7 jars into my preserver when I use No 27 preserving jars. Bit of a nuisance, especially when you forget this fact and prepare 8 jars of pears. Bummer! I must find more No 20 jars as I've plain run out of that size. They are my favourites. Perfect for preserving fruit and tomatoes.

5 comments:

Kel said...

where do you get your jars???

Veggie Gnome said...

Op-shops, garage sales, any of the places where people bring their unwanted goods to.
Rings and lids are easier to get - Mitre 10 sells them.

Veggie Gnome said...

Ps.: Kel, don't get No 20 jars, they are too small for a family. No 31 jars would probably be perfect for your purpose. ;)
Just making sure there's no competition suddenly. *LOL*

Kel said...

lol. thanks for the tip!

Anonymous said...

I have started preserving and found it difficult to get the jars at Mitre 10, but i found this great shop www.bakeandbrew.com.au. They are in South Australia and I cant fault their service. Hope this helps. - Julie