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​​Celebrate the 4th of July with all-American Mason jar style!

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14 Ideas for the 4th of July

Besides using Mason jars for patriotic centerpieces and beverages, you can transform them into lanterns, single-serve desserts, utensil holders, condiment dispensers, and more. Check out these 14 Mason jar ideas for the 4th of July:

Dressings and Condiments:

1. Condiment Dispenser (reCAP Adapta Pump + Mason jar)

Easily serve and store DIY condiments! Get an Adapta Pump here.

2.Small Batch Marinades (reCAP POUR + Mason jar)

Get the recipes and instructions.

3.Salad Dressings (reCAP regular mouth POUR + Mason jar)

There are tons of salad dressing recipes out there, but this Garlic Whiz-Bang is our favorite.

Drinks:

4.Berry Bellini (Mason jars + POUR or FLIP)

Watch our video to learn how to shake up your own Bellinis!

5.Lemonade Whiskey (Mason jars + POUR or FLIP)

A super simple summertime favorite. Get the recipe.

6.Sparkling Arnold Palmer

Checkout this recipe by the Mighty Mrs.

7. Frozen Strawberry Daiquiris (FLIPs, straws, and Mason jars)

Get the recipe.

Sweets:

8. DIY Whipped Cream

View our video to learn how! All you need is a few ingredients.

9. No Bake Lemon Cheesecake (Jelly Jars. Recipe: Love, Create, Celebrate)

10.  Blackberry Crisp in a Jar (Jelly Jars. Recipe: This Gal Cooks)

11. Peanut butter Pie Cups (Jelly Jars. Recipe: Bake At Midnite)

Crafts and Activities:

12. Star Spangled Lanterns (Source: Addictedto DIY)

Light up the night with these adorable lanterns.

13. Painted Utensil Holder (Source: It All Started With Paint)

14. Catch Some Fireflies

Need an activity for the little ones? Inspire learning and adventure with our reCAP Kid’s EXPLORE Bug Catcher.

EXPLORE Presque Isle with Environment Erie and reCAP Mason Jars

reCAP is proud to be included in Environment Erie’s Summer Field Studies Program this July!Students will use the reCAP Kids EXPLORE Bug Catcher to catch and observe a variety of critters including salamanders, frogs, and caterpillars. Throughout the week, students will participate in a variety of unique activates such as: boating through the lagoons, hiking, canoeing, swimming, biking, fishing, and [...]

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Mason Jar Whipped Cream Hack with reCAP

How to use a Mason jar and reCAP FLIP lid to make DIY whipped creamThis Mason jar whipped cream hack is super easy and requires just a few ingredients. What we love about using the reCAP FLIP is that you can easily serve your whipped cream right away, or store and refrigerate for later!As you can [...]

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Garlic Whiz-Bang Dressing featuring the reCAP POUR

Garlic Whiz-Bang Dressingfeaturing the reCAP POURLooking to jazz up your spinach salads? Check out this recipe by our friend, Jeff McCullor, of Erie Ale Works. With a full flavor and a nice, peppery snap, this dressing works well on salads and pita sandwiches.Ingredients:1 cup vegetable or canola oil1 cup ketchup1/2 cup apple cider vinegar4 tablespoons brown sugar2 tablespoons [...]

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DIY Mason Jar Kid's Activities

As the school year winds down, now is the perfect time to start planning fun and educational activities for kids. Here are some great Mason jar-themed crafts and DIY projects:1. DIY Mason Jar Fairy Lights from diyjoy.comWith just a few supplies, kids can easily create this glow-in-the-dark enchanting fairy lantern. Plus, they are super entertaining for [...]

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Recipe: Bug Juice

Yum ingredients: 1 - 64 oz. Apple Juice Several boxes of Nerds® candy (Grape and Strawberry work best) Prepared Green Jell-O® (Lemon-Lime flavor) Ice directions: In a 1/2 Gallon Mason jar, add 2 cups cubed green gelatin and add 2 cups ice. Sprinkle 2-3 small boxes of candy over the ice.  Feel free to modify quantities according to taste.  Little ones are [...]

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Recipe: Strawberry Shortcake Station

Yum Mason jar desserts are more popular than ever!  Have your guests join in on the fun and make a Strawberry Shortcake station using a few simple ingredients...and Mason jars, of course. You can bake up your own shortcake, or, if you're in a time crunch, pick up a pound cake or angel food cake at your [...]

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Craft: Condiment Dispensers

Serve up picnic favorites this summer with homespun charm - mustard, ketchup, bbq sauce - right from a Mason jar using The reCAP Adapta Cap Pump! Save money by buying in bulk!

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