How to Make Salad in a Jar

Secrets of a Vacuum-Packer: 10 Tips for Getting Lids to Seal on a Mason Jar

April 5, 2013 How to Make Salad in a Jar

Trouble-shooting and suggestions for people having difficulty getting lids to seal when vacuum-packing Mason jars

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How To Vacuum-Pack Salad in a Jar for Less Than $6 (Plus a Video)

July 11, 2012 Family Recipes

If you’ve been wanting to try “Salad in a Jar” but don’t own a vacuum-pack machine, try this penny-pincher’s method before you invest. I included a video to show you how to do it.

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Can I Add Other Foods to My (Vacuum-Packed) Jars of Salad?

May 27, 2012 Editorial Comments

A discussion about adding additional vegetables to vacuum-packed salad in a jar

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Is a Plastic Knife a Substitute for Vacuum-Packing Lettuce?

April 14, 2012 How to Make Salad in a Jar

An experiment with Romaine lettuce to see if a plastic knife is a suitable substitute for vacuum-packing lettuce in glass jars

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Yes, You Can Use a Handheld Vacuum-Pack Machine to Seal Salad in a Jar

February 26, 2012 How to Make Salad in a Jar

Some people say it can’t be done. They say you can’t seal salad in a jar with a handheld vacuum device, which would mean you must use a more expensive full-size vacuum machine that takes up a fair amount of space in your kitchen. IT’S NOT TRUE. Don’t believe it. To convince the skeptics, I […]

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