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5 Facts About Mason Jars

5 Facts About Mason Jars

January 15, 2022 2 Comments

First created in Vineland, New Jersey, in 1858, the mason jar was brought into existence by a man by the name of John Landis Mason. The humble mason jar is found throughout fridges, cupboards and lunch bags around the world thanks to its millions of uses. In fact, with so many uses, perhaps the mason jar could stand to be a little less humble. To honor these jars which have served society through the ages, we have put together some facts about the jars we know and love.

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Apple Cinnamon Syrup In A Mason Jar

Apple Cinnamon Syrup In A Mason Jar

November 22, 2021

This apple cinnamon syrup is tasty on basic buttermilk pancakes, but would also be delicious on a pumpkin pancake or a cornmeal waffle.  Try sautéing some chopped apples in butter and adding it to the syrup for an impressive topping for ice cream or cake.  Apple cinnamon syrup also makes a great glaze for baked ham.  However you use it, we’re sure you will love it.  Just make sure to pour it from a mason jar with your Ergo Spout®.

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HOW TO TRAP FRUIT FLIES WITHOUT VINEGAR

How To Trap Fruit Flies Without Vinegar

March 25, 2021

Wondering how to trap fruit flies without vinegar?  There are lots of options!  Let us show you 5 different kinds of bait to use with our Fruit Fly Funnel.

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HOW TO START FOOD STORAGE WITH @MELYSSA_SAVES

How To Start Your Food Storage With @MELYSSA_SAVES

January 12, 2021

We are excited to welcome Melyssa of the Instagram @melyssa_saves to our Culinesco blog for this guest post on getting started with food storage.  As a company, Culinesco believes in having a well stocked pantry and food storage on hand. 

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3 Reasons to Love Our Silicone Bottle Brush

3 Reasons to Love Our Silicone Bottle Brush

December 13, 2020

Our silicone bottle brush is a fantastic cleaning tool for your kitchen!  It’s unique length and silicone bristles not only make it handy but a must have to get into tall jars or hard to reach places.  Plus it comes in gorgeous colors!

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How to Make the Perfect Gravy

How to Make the Perfect Gravy

November 06, 2020

Before you reach for a package of instant gravy from your pantry, consider whipping up a hearty gravy from scratch.   A rich and flavorful gravy completes any dish and this post will give you all the tips on how to make the perfect gravy. 

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Apple Cinnamon Rolls From Butter & Baggage

Apple Cinnamon Rolls From Butter & Baggage

October 30, 2020

Cinnamon rolls are always a treat!  These Apple Cinnamon Rolls with caramel syrup are a decadent treat!  They would make a lovely holiday breakfast or a simple way to make an ordinary day special.  They have the warm flavors of fall but can be enjoyed year round!

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Introducing the Ergo Spout® Mini

Introducing the Ergo Spout® Mini

October 08, 2020

We are so excited to announce that we have developed a new product that is now available in our shop!  It’s the Ergo Spout® Mini!

We have always believed that you should be able to pour from a mason jar without making a mess, and sometimes you only need a drizzle.  The Mini is the perfect way to evenly dispense small amounts of liquid from a jar.

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10 Sauce and Gravy Recipes

10 Sauce and Gravy Recipes

August 15, 2020

A gravy or sauce can make or break a dish. It can round off a roast or tie together a traybake. It goes without saying that everyone should have an arsenal of sauce and gravy recipes on hand. We included our favourite sauces and gravies in our Ergo Spout® Specialty Cookbook. Take a look at what you can expect from this saucy section of our must have cookbook:

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10 Salad Dressing Recipes

10 Salad Dressing Recipes

July 14, 2020

Homemade salad dressings are much healthier than store bought since they don’t contain additives and preservatives. Furthermore, because you make them fresh, they can often be far tastier! Our Ergo Spout® Specialty Cookbook contains 10 salad dressing recipes, all perfect to make and serve in mason jars fitted with an Ergo Spout®.

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10 Syrup Recipes in our Cookbook

10 Syrup Recipes in our Cookbook

June 26, 2020

It’s hard to resist a sweet sticky syrup that can be drizzled over pancakes, ice cream or even cake and brownies.  Our Ergo Spout Specialty Cookbook  has 10 recipes that will have you licking you lips.  The cookbook also includes ideas and instructions for putting together the perfect waffle bar or ice cream bar to enjoy these yummy syrups.  Here is a sneak peek at the stars of the syrup section:

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How to Make Crepes with the Ergo Spout®

How to Make Crepes with the Ergo Spout®

June 14, 2020

Crepes are light and thin pancakes that can be used for both sweet and savory dishes. Though commonly associated with Belgium, the crepe actually originates from France. It is said that when serving porridge, some would spill out and sizzle on the hot skillet, the result was a thin but tasty crepe! It is such a special food that France even has ‘The Day of Crepes’ on February 2nd, often celebrated by having crepes for dinner.

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