How to make candle wicks: Soak wick overnight in 4 tbsp borax, 2 tbsp salt, c. Use butcher twine or thick cotton string. Once fully dried dipped in candle wax times! Use a pop can tab to keep wick on bottom of jar when pouring in wax.
If you plan on doing any cucumber pickling this year, here’s a handy troubleshooting tip sheet listing common problems and why they happen along with some tips I found in an old cookbook. Included a is a homemade spice blend recipe at the bottom.