|A toast to canning jars!|
I have the canning bug. I had to buy a new shelf to hold all my jars. Most of them are empty, waiting for the start of summer produce season so I can start pickling.
With all those jars lying around, I found out that canning jars are for more than canning. They're multitaskers, useful to have in the kitchen. Just in case.
*I'm sure McGyver had flats of canning jars in his pantry. He probably used them to make a solar microwave, but still.
I use them as all purpose storage containers, from spices to spare change. But my favorite alternate use is coming Thursday - canning jar margaritas. Until then, here are some creative ways to use canning jars.
My top five favorite non-canning uses for canning jars:
*I found out later you can make them yourself.
And, if you don't feel like canning, jars are perfect for storing refrigerator pickles, especially if you buy a set of reuseable storage caps.
What do you think? What creative uses do you have for canning jars?
Ball Regular Mouth Pint Jars
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