Ball Heritage Perfection Collection Giveaway




This giveaway is now closed and our winner has been notified. Congratulations to msophelia AKA Beth! Thanks to everyone for sharing their favorite food gifts with us!

It’s a happy, happy day when I can spend 12 hours in the kitchen. It’s monumentally better when I create jars and jars of preserved food during those joyous hours. There’s nothing much sweeter, really, then filling up my pantry.

This weekend, I’m jarring up a big batch of tomato sauce into these pretty green jars. And to celebrate Eat Boutique’s 7th birthday and Can-It-Forward Day on Saturday, August 16, Ball is graciously giving away a case of these large Heritage Collection Green Mason Jars. Six large green jars, and the 5-Blade Herb Scissors, and the Dry Herb Jars can be yours, all yours, if you simply leave a comment below.

Leave a comment below telling me: What’s the best food give you’ve ever received, like ever? It could be something delicious made for you by a friend or something purchased and sent along via snail mail.

There are three ways to enter to win:

  1. Enter once by leaving a comment on this post.
  2. Enter twice by sharing this post on Facebook – leave a message here to say that you did!
  3. Enter thrice by subscribing to the Eat Boutique email list – leave a message here to say that you did!

All entries must be made by Monday, August 18 at 11:59pm, and a winner will be chosen and notified by Wednesday, August 20. We can only ship to US residents this time around.

** If you’d prefer to just get to cooking or eating, there are a few amazing “canned” foods in the Eat Boutique shop: Blueberet Confiture; First Field Ketchup; Lemonbird Padron Peppers; Rare Bird Preserves; Wozz Triple Ale Onion Spread; and We Love Jam.




Photos taken and styled by Maggie Battista.

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Eat Boutique is an award-winning shop and story-driven recipe site created by Maggie Battista. After hosting pop-up markets for 25,000+ guests, Maggie is now focused on opening her first permanent Eat Boutique​–​a food​-​retail concept space ​with a new way to the very best food. Her second cookbook, A New Way to Food: Recipes That Revamped My Pantry & Made Me Love Me, At Last, will be published by Roost Books/Penguin Random House in 2019. Her first cookbook, Food Gift Love, features more than 100 food gift recipes to make, wrap, and share and is available wherever you find favorite cookbooks.

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  • Tiffany Zhou

    what a wonderful giveaway!

  • Liz Duncan

    The best food gift I have ever received was a homemade tiramisu, someone made for me simply because I mentioned tiramisu is my favorite dessert.

  • eyelette

    I want!!!!! pick me!

  • LOVE these! I think its impossible to pick THE BEST GIFT EVER, but one of my absolute favorites was a bottle of Strawberry Shrub made by Bug Hill Farm that my momma gave me. That stuff is incredible.

  • I am already subscribed to your email list!

  • Victoria Gillet

    The best food gift I ever received was Bob Greene’s buckwheat chocolate cake. It was the gift that keeps on giving because I fell in love with it and now make it every year!

  • Jayna M

    My best food gift was a jar of homemade granola from my mom, based on the batches she would make when I was little, plus some extra grains & seeds that she knows I love. 🙂

  • Pop & Circumstance

    I’d have to say the red velvet cake (colored with beets!) that my girlfriend made for me as a congratulations on getting engaged. Still dreaming about it.

  • Christi in MA

    the best food gift I received was homemade raspberry jam from my friend Jennifer in CO

  • Christi in MA

    I subscribe to the email newsletter.

  • Jenn

    what a great giveaway! i just canned up some great strawberry jam and some fig zinfandel jam this past weekend! would love to win this heritage set!

  • Julia in St. Paul

    This one’s easy: my mom’s English muffins.

  • Maj-le

    The best homemade gift I ever received was a peach cobbler from my grandmother who always found the time to make everyone in the family their favorite dessert for their birthday – now matter how busy she was.

  • I think the best food gift I’ve ever gotten was a teapot with three different kinds of loose-leaf tea. I heart tea and drink it alllll the time, so it was just a really thoughtful and perfect gift. Thanks for the giveaway opportunity!

  • msophelia

    best food gift i ever got wasn’t food, but kitchen stuff – when i went off to college, a lovely older lady i worked with gave me a mixing bowl, wooden spoon, and a plate, bowl, and cloth napkin. i still use the spoon and bowl, lo these many years later, to turn out all sorts of food – just made banana bread last night.

  • msophelia

    and i subscribe to the newsletter. 🙂

  • great giveaway! I got the blue jars last year and would love to get the green as well!!

  • jess

    Homemade bacon jam from my sister – it goes with EVERYTHING.

  • Alison

    so many favorite food gifts! Once my sister made me a peeps cake that looked like a sunflower. that was awesome – I was in a peeps phase. Or, it could be the sriracha marshmallows made by a friend – these showed up unannounced snail mail.

  • Alison

    I am already subscribed!

  • Sarah Sweitzer

    I worked with an Italian man, Davide, and for Christmas he made everyone in our laboratory homemade limoncello. It was in cute little bottles with yellow ribbons tied around it…but I loved most that it was part of his culture that he wanted to share. It was amazing!

  • Linda

    A friend recently gave me her homemade strawberry/rhubarb sauce for ice cream. It was unusual and delicious, and we just polished it off last night.

  • Laura

    My best food gift was a pint of home canned salsa from my grandmother.

  • Beth Parsons

    Love the different sizes. I haven’t canned yet this year, so maybe this will get me to kick it into gear!

  • Mandie

    Yay for canning!

  • Mandie

    I subscribe to the email list!

  • Pam Kear

    For 30 + years I have been the one giving the food gifts (canned items) but I do recall one year
    where my elderly Mother with limited sight; made rugelach for me for Christmas. she always made unique holiday cookies, but this was extra special to attempt at 80 + years. Remarkable and memorable!

  • Pam Kear

    and I am already on the mailing list. Perhaps I should put my own creations from Soulful Preserves
    on Eat Boutique?!

  • rachel

    German Chocolate Pie….amaz-ing

  • cezovski

    I think that would have to be some cookies my daughter made while she was visiting Grandma and they sent them to me to celebrate my new job!

  • Kitty

    One of the best gift I’ve received is probably a box of dark chocolate truffles a friend gave me.

  • Megan Heise

    Dilly Beans

  • cezovski
  • Ancilla Jagdeo

    I once has truffles from a small candy shop in connecticut, it was so rich and decadent. I can’t find the store anymore but that taste will never leave me.

  • Ancilla Jagdeo

    Shared on facebook.

  • Jill

    I would love to win jars! Such a lovely giveaway.

  • Khrissy

    I love to give jars of my own homemade sofrito at Christmas time, so that my friends can try for themselves how great it is as a base for so many dishes. The best food gift I received was homemade salami, I look forward to it every year!

  • Trish Parrell

    The best food gift I’ve ever received is a jar of homemade salsa given to me by a coworker. It was seriously the best salsa I have ever eaten!!

  • Betsy

    Best food gift in a jar? My sister’s homemade peach jam.

  • The best food gift was from my husband. He got me a box of French Macarons from a local bakery for Mother’s Day. There were several different flavors – lemon, salted caramel, chocolate, lavender, pistachio. They were beautiful and yummy!

  • msophelia

    shared on FB as well. 🙂

  • Angie

    A friends mom made an amazing chocolate cake….best I’ve ever tasted. But the best part was when she shared the recipe with me.

  • Maureen

    I loved some double fudge brownies with a fudge frosting that were made by a friend. SO delicious.

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