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Mason Jars - Where can I find them in Manhattan?

wazup1999 Oct 18, 2006 10:55 PM

I just bought 40 lbs. of late season peaches and want to make some home made jam as a nice gift to some friends. Where can I get home canning tools and mason jars. Help me please!

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    drowe RE: wazup1999 Oct 19, 2006 12:42 AM

    Broadway panhandler has them. A number of hardware stores cary them. Some of the home depots also stock them. You can also order them online http://www.canningpantry.com/canning-...

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      Lucia RE: wazup1999 Oct 19, 2006 01:12 AM

      I'm forgetting the name of the place, but there's a dish store on B'way around 20th St. that carries them...

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        chocokitty RE: Lucia Oct 19, 2006 01:21 AM

        I think Lucia meant the store, Fishs Eddy.

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          Lucia RE: chocokitty Oct 19, 2006 01:57 PM

          that's the one. I knew that there was a fish somewhere in there.

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            Uptownflavor RE: chocokitty Oct 21, 2006 04:41 AM

            I kept trying to think of the name of that place!!!

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          MikeG RE: wazup1999 Oct 19, 2006 01:17 AM

          Apart from random neighborhood hardware stores that tend to be expensive.. Zabar's has 'em, a little cheaper than Panhandler and often a bigger selection of sizes. They've gotten surprisingly hard to find in Manhattan, though, the KMarts don't even have them anymore.... If you can grab a ride to a Walmart somewhere, they usually have them by the case - a little cheaper still and easier to buy enough for a bushel of peaches.

          Whatever you do - get canning - the longer those peaches sit around, the less point there will be to expending all the time, energy, and money on processing them...

          1. 280 Ninth RE: wazup1999 Oct 19, 2006 02:08 AM

            Also, the Bowery Kitchen Supply store at Chelsea Market sells them...bet. 9 and 10th Aves, 15/16 Sts.

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              fauchon RE: wazup1999 Oct 19, 2006 01:59 PM

              Gracious Homes at Third Avenue & 71st Street has Mason jars...

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                Yaxpac RE: wazup1999 Oct 19, 2006 02:11 PM

                the dollars stores carry them too. try jack's

                1. Ora RE: wazup1999 Oct 22, 2006 12:09 AM

                  Zabar's has them upstairs in the cookware dept. They have a number of sizes too.

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                    myfeetarecold RE: wazup1999 Dec 18, 2008 08:11 AM

                    I had the SAME question...except I'm making salsa.

                    I love this site.....

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                      piegirl74 RE: wazup1999 Dec 18, 2008 12:30 PM

                      Lucia and chocokitty are right. Fish's Eddy has them and for a great price.

                      Container Store also carries them, though they are pricier.

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