Cécile Stelzer Johnson wrote:
I bought Grolsh bottles that work the same way and they are a delight to work with for apple & other juices, so we have the technology. But Kerr and Ball have a death grip on this type of product and they won't allow another company.
During COVID, a couple of other companies emerged[and may be here to stay] and produced good jars that I could buy at Fleet Farm ... but still with the same flawed technology of thin seals and metal lids. They just aren't as good.
Blake Lenoir wrote:Hey Anita. You seen some huge elephant ear shaped red peppers from Serbia before? And the huge elephant beans from Serbia and Greece you had those before? My community has a rich East European immigrant history from the industrial period in the 1900s and wanna find out if there are some heirloom varieties from that timeframe. What does the Serbian corn look like and what conditions it need in order to be successful in the western hemisphere?
Judith Browning wrote:
Once dried you grind them / break them up?
Yes...I use a corona hand crank mill. Done this way I just soak to use.