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Aperitivo: For the Love of Fermenting

By now, you've probably heard about the latest rage of fermenting (even though it is by no means a new practice). America has taken a bite into this crunchy, delicious, and good-for-you phenomena - and reCAP just made it WAY easier. "Fermented vegetables begin with lacto-fermentation, a method of food preservation that also enhances the nutrient content of the food. [...]

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A Summer to Savor: reCAP & Classico Riserva

We're kicking off a summer celebration to savor!Classico® and reCAP® share a passion for the Mason jar both as a natural fit for authentic Italian sauces and as a multi-functional container.  Inspired by the cultural tradition of the Italian happy hour, reCAP and Classico Riserva present The Art of Aperitivo, a series of recipes, how [...]

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Press Release: Mason Jar Maven with a Mission

Mason Jar Maven with a MissionERIE, PA – At an early age, Karen Rzepecki began a lifetime fascination with the Mason jar.  “I’ve always used them.  I guess my starting point was catching fireflies during the summer as a kid.  I’d poke holes in the lid and always had a favorite jar.”  These days, Karen is still catching fireflies in [...]

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Nothing to do...

Nothing to do (an original reCAP poem)Summer is here and there's nothing to do, there's nothing to do,I went on vacation, I went to the zoo, but now, there's nothing to do, there's nothing to doSwimming lessons and bike rides, I've done those, too, but now, there's nothing to do, there's nothing to doI need [...]

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Your Everyday Water Bottle

A few years ago, it wouldn't have been uncommon to hear me say, "Water tastes like despair!"  I rarely used to drink "just" water.  Sometimes iced tea, at other times, coffee, and I was no stranger to several sodas a day. I used to think water tasted terrible - especially in comparison to all of [...]

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The Best Garlic Hack on the Planet

Here at reCAP, we recently discovered what could possibly be the best life hack for garlic lovers.  For those of us that are truly fanatics, in the practice of daily splittin’ heads and peelin’ cloves, a Mason jar has just become our new best friend. Garlic.   For some, it's an obsession. I'm one of those people.   I [...]

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For Every Dad: Make It His!

Dads.  Either the easiest or hardest person to shop for in the family...no in-between.  He seems to love those ties, or is he just being that sweet man who is grateful and loving as he tosses them into a never-ending pile in the back of the closet?  Here are a few ideas that won't back-fire.  Go [...]

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Press Release: EXPLORE is Product of the Year!

Henderson, NV – May 24, 2016 – Creative Child Magazine, published by Scooterbay Publishing, Inc., hosted its 14th Annual awards program on May 19, 2016 and awarded reCAP EXPLORE the Product of the Year Award in the Educational Science Products category.Chief Operating Officer at Scooterbay Publishing, Alisa Mirabal, commented that, "The awards program has a [...]

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Did you bring your Mason jar?

The warm French sun, the smell of fresh baguettes in the air...you stroll through the Champs-Elysees, making your way to the Eiffel Tower...and it hits you.  It hits you hard.  You're thirsty, borderline dehydrated, and the only vendor in sight is selling a mini plastic water bottle, lukewarm, for an astounding 10 euros.  Even in [...]

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Press Release: reCAP Donates EXPLORE to expERIEnce Children's Museum

ERIE, PA – reCAP Mason Jars selected the expERIEnce Children's Museumn in Erie, PA to receive a donation of reCAP EXPLORE Bug Catchers, which will be used in the Discovery Corner, an outdoor classroom where children can enjoy areas for digging, crawling, climbing, as well as music, art, and reading. The donation was made possible by generous Kickstarter backers [...]

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