Yesterday I saw a photo by Mark Gilliam on Facebook who lives south of the border in Tennessee.
“My parents old root cellar. My mom canned these almost 40 yrs ago– and now she’s gone now, abandoned world!”
My assumption would be that by the looks of those rusted lids, I would not be sharing it with anyone. Even if they are somehow miraculously properly sealed and free of bacteria, there is still a possibility that the metal of those lids has likely contaminated the contents by now.
My Father was doing a cleanup of my Grandparents home in Cowansville, Quebec before it was torn down and I remember he found some old preserves that hadn’t been touched in years, perhaps even decades knowing Mary Louise Deller Knight.
From the looks of the art on the front of the boxes that stored them, it could have even come from the late…
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