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Pint Jars in LA??

I can find half pint and quart jars as Smart & Final, but no pint jars. Any leads on where I can find some? My pickles thank you in advance.

Smart & Final
10113 Venice Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90034

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  1. Surfas has them. They also sell extra seals in case you need them

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    1. re: AAQjr

      Target stores usually carry them. Just bought some in Pasadena.

    2. i'm pretty sure i saw them at Bed, Bath, and Beyond alongside a home canning kit.

      i'm almost certain Surfa's has 'em. that's where i got mine back in may.

      1. I bought a dozen pint jars at Smart & Final last week (on Wilshire & Burnside) but it's true the jar sections had pretty much been raided out. Try another Smart & Final, or OSH if there's one near you.

        Smart & Final
        10113 Venice Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90034

        1. I found some at the Ralphs in Burbank on First & Delaware. I'm sure they have them at other Ralphs locations.

          1. Are these mason jars you are looking for?

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              1. Some Stater Bros. stores carry them.

                1. OSH has them
                  and I think I've even seen them at Target, pre-remodel, so maybe they're gone now?

                  1. Big Lots used to carry tons, now, none.

                    I get mine at Smart and Final and every store has a slightly different selection. I'd say call around to see - you will find them, if not at your second smart and final - than your third : )

                    1. Smart and Final and Ralphs both carry them. I've heard Cost Plus World Market also has them but I haven't seen them myself.

                      Cost Plus World Market
                      10860 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025

                      1. In the event anyone on the westside is also looking, I found some today at the Smart & Final on Venice in Culver City. Surfas is not carrying them right now, nor is the Smart & Final on Santa Monica and Bundy.

                        Smart & Final
                        10113 Venice Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90034

                        1. The Ralphs on Overland and Jefferson has the LARGEST selection of Canning Jar's I've seen yet...



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                          1. re: Dommy

                            Wow, that is awesome! Thanks for the heads up!

                            1. re: Dommy

                              Wow Dommy - that looks like the holy grail of canning!

                              I"ve stayed away from Ralph's as I THINK their prices for jars tend to be higher than S & F. But they have the wax? And the 4oz jars? Maybe it's time to rethink my position : )

                              1. re: happybaker

                                Yeah! No you see why I had to take a picture of the section... LOL! My poor Hubs.... LOL!!

                                Anyway, yes, they are not cheap at Ralphs, but since I just spent all day running around looking for pie weights and square tart pans, I can appreciate a one stop shop...


                                1. re: Dommy

                                  Do you know where I can get 24-30oz jars with handles. We use them as drinking glasses. I can't find them anywhere,

                                  1. re: SIMIHOUND

                                    That I have not seen... Sorry! :(


                                      1. re: SIMIHOUND

                                        Don't know where you can get them locally, but this place (that looks like way too much fun) has them in NY.


                                        I've seen them off and on at the 99ยข store or dollar tree, but again, not in a dependable way.

                                  2. re: Dommy

                                    They're never cheap anywhere. That's why it's always so nice when someone returns a jar after they've finished the contents.

                              2. Walmart in Torrance (goiing S on the 405, just take the Normandie exit and just to straight into the parking lot). I paid just $6.70 a dozen for Kerr pint jars. Unfortunately they didn't seem to have just the lids in stock. They had different sizes from 1/2 pints up to 1/2 gallons.

                                If anyone finds a good place in LA to get lids or lids plus bands, please post. Surfas charges about 2x more just for these items than Walmart gets for jars and all.

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                                1. re: LADave

                                  Smart and Final has just the lids or bands.

                                  1. Canning Pantry http://www.canningpantry.com/ 12 pint jars at 10.00
                                    and Overstock.com has occasional great deals....any pics of the pickles?

                                    1. a few years back I drove myself crazy trying to find the Ball jar website, Ball no longer owns or manufactures canning jars...name and product sold to Alltrista
                                      Consumer Products who then purchased Canadian jar company, Bernardin , and later also acquired Kerr jars. This a link to their site complete with Ball logo, Ball canning book and every jar imaginable. http://www.freshpreservingstore.com/
                                      Beautiful Leifheit jars are available from Amazon and Weck is available from the Weck site http://www.weckcanning.com/
                                      jars manufacturer