I looked all over for glass jars to store my grains/beans etc in and finally found them. I found them in all sizes for very cheap at Michaels. I figured I would share it with you guys, in case anyone else was looking.
I bought a case of 1/2 gallon canning jars. They are the perfect size for storing a family's worth of grains, beans, seeds, nuts, etc. Since they are all the same size it makes pantry stuffing very easy.
I even wrote on the lid what it is and the water to grain/bean ratio.
I'm sorry if this is a stupid question but what does the "water to grain/bean ratio" mean? I've never made beans homemade before so (I'm about to start) and I don't understand what that means but it looks helpful!
When you cook a bean or a grain you usually need a specific amount of water per amount of grain/bean. So like with quinoa, I THINK the ratio is like 1 cup of quinoa to 2 cups of water. I write that on my jars so that I don't need to look it up every time I want to cook it. Hope that helps!
Oh thanks! I get it now! lol. I knew it was probably something simple I just wasn't getting. I'm still working with bags from the bulk foods area until I get enough to know how many I need and/or what size. The walmart here has an ABUNDANCE of mason jars that I was quite surprised about. They have 5 different types and they don't sell individually. I'll start using my Veganaise and peanut butter jars as I run out too, but I just got them so it might take a little bit. :)