March 24, 2017

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Choosing Your Mason Jar

Mason jars come in a number of different shapes and sizes, but the one thing they have in common is mouth size: wide or regular. Although the sizing is simple, the incredible number of options can make selecting the right one complicated.

In this article we outline 4 different Mason jar styles and what we recommend them for so you know exactly what to get! 

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March 24, 2017

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Understanding Mason Jar Mouth Sizes

Mason Jar Sizes

If you're confused about Mason jar sizes, know that you're not alone! Our top product-related question is always about Mason jar mouth sizes.

To make shopping a little easier, we've put together this handy guide to determine what size mouth your Mason jars have with links to their corresponding Masontops products...

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Lacto-Fermentation: Choosing Your Salt

Lacto Fermentation Salts

Salt is the key ingredient to a good ferment. New fermenters often get caught up in the different types, so to help clear the air we've made an overview of the most popular salts to help you choose which is right for you. You can use any iodine-free salt in your ferment, so don't bother buying new salt just to follow a recipe. 

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3 Detox Water Recipes

Moving into the New Year, many of us have our own personal objectives to become a better, healthier or happier person. For some, those goals include losing weight or eating better in general. Diet and exercise aside, there is one thing everyone should do to improve their health: drink more water. 

These 3 detox waters will keep you hydrated, plus offer additional benefits when paired with a healthy diet and lifestyle.

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How to Make Overnight Oats

We love making overnight oats because we get to use Mason jars and our Chalk Tops + Top Chalk. Easy, healthy, delicious and adorable (everything looks cuter in a Mason jar), overnight oats will revolutionize your morning. 

Here is our favorite recipe for Dairy-Free Raspberry Banana Oats.

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4 Veggies to Ferment for Fall

Photo of Fiddleheads to Ferment in September

As the summer ends, now is your last chance to ferment the fruit (or vegetables) of your summer labor.

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August 10, 2016

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Why You Should be Fermenting in Mason Jars

why you should ferment in mason jars

There’s a reason why we, Masontops, built our entire company around the Mason jar and it’s not because it makes for a cute name.

Mason jars are the best vessel for fermenting food and here are all the reasons why.

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