Cheapest place to buy mason jars?
- Pei Aug 28, 2006 11:49 PM
I'm at my wits end. I know I can get a dozen pint sized mason jars for under $12 (Ralph's). But where?
Local hardware stores--nope
I would call Surfas, but it's probably not cheap there either.
What less known places have canning jars? I'm wondering if a place in Koreatown or the Latino neighborhoods would have cheaper mason jars. I'm sure they do, but I don't know the names of any places. Please help me!
Someone gave me a case of canning jars from Big Lots but before using them I bought all new jar caps, not the screw bands. Who knows how old those jar caps were? Proably with replacing the caps there was not much money saved
re: LT from LF
Thank you! I should have thought of that myself.
For boxes of twelve:
1 pint-$8.49 (or close)
They have at least three sizes, but those were the prices I asked for. They have two brands too! Still less than the rest of the country's probably paying, but that's what I get for living in West LA.
I've bought mine at How's Market in San Marino -- I think for less than $12. They have a number of other locations; there might be one close to you.
OSH is where I get mine as well. A little less than the grocery stores. Around $10 for the pint sized if I remember correctly.
Have bought them at Big Lots in the past (around $4.99 for pint sized) and used their lids/seals and they worked fine. Recently, though, they only seem to have the larger sized ones when I prefer the pint for my jams.