Every year in the late summer and early fall, I find a way to preserve the extra vegetables and fruit that I grow in my garden or get from the local market gardens and most of the time, I do that by canning. From my family’s favourite plum jam made with plums from the tree in our back yard to pickled beets made with the surplus of fresh beets I grow in the garden, there are all kinds of tasty and delicious ways to make sure we can enjoy the bounty of summer all year long.
And when it’s time to start canning, I’ve always trusted Bernardin for high-quality canning supplies including mason jars, pectin, lids and canners. But this year, there’s no reason to wait for autumn to enjoy Bernardin! The company has recently come out with some fun new products perfect for cooling down on a hot summer day.
My personal favourite is the adorable new Bernardin Drinking Mugs. Everyone knows there’s nothing trendier than serving food or drinks in canning jars and these new mugs from Bernardin make that even easier! While I’ve been using them for beverages so far, I also think they’d be perfect for serving a salad or a dessert at an outdoor party. Guests will enjoy the stylishness of the presentation, and the handle on the jar makes eating the food even easier! [Read more…]