Recipes | Preserving & Canning

This board is full of canning and preserving recipes including jams, jellies, marmalades, conserves, preserves, pickles, soups, beans & sauces. Tips for…
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Red Pepper Jelly Recipe
Ready to add a little zing to your next charcuterie board? Look no further than this homemade Red Pepper Jelly! Bursting with flavor and a touch of heat, it's the perfect complement to all your favorite meats and cheeses. Plus, making it yourself is super easy - impress your guests and give it a try! Waterbath can or freeze!
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Apricot Thyme Jam Recipe
A delicious Apricot Jam Recipe that gets a little earthy kick from the addition of fresh thyme (optional). This recipe uses homemade apple pectin stock (link to recipe) instead of commercial pectin.
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Honey Lavender Bluebery Syrup
One of my childrens’ favorite blueberry treats is blueberry syrup; they love it in seltzer water or poured over yogurt, pancakes, waffles or ice cream. As a result, this year, I decided to steep my blueberries in honey-lavender tea that really adds a lovely, delicate taste to the already delicious blueberry syrup.
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Savory Onion Jam Recipe
What will you do with this onion jam? We love this onion jam with a shmear of goat cheese on a baguette. It's a great and quick appetizer! * An essential component of steak, cheese and onion jam sandwiches for a picnic * Perfect as an accompaniment to chicken, beef or pork. * And how about Onion Jam, Brie and Apple Pizza? * What about putting it on a grilled cheese panini? * Or a steak salad and topping the salad with this onion jam.
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Easy Plum Jam - No Pectin, Perfect for New Canners
This easy, no pectin plum jam recipe is perfect for those new to canning and preserving. It is a simple recipe that lets the flavor of the plums shine through. The optional addition of fresh rosemary while the plums cook down adds a lovely but subtle piney flavor. Directions for canning this easy plum jam are also included.
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Pickled and Canned Jalapeño Peppers Recipe
Spice up your life with these pickled jalapeno pepper rings! They're perfect for adding a kick to all your favorite dishes. Plus, you can customize the heat level to your liking. Your taste buds will thank you!
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Savory Onion Jam
This Savory Red Onion Jam recipe is the perfect condiment for sandwiches, pizzas and as an addition to your meat and cheese platter. This Balsamic Onion Jam also features red wine and subtle, earthy thyme. Canning this onion jam makes great food gifts; the addition of vinegar and wine raises the acidity and makes this a perfect recipe for preserving onions.
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How to Make Apple Pectin Stock
Make Apple Pectin Stock to have on hand when you want to make jam or jelly from low-or medium-pectin fruit.
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Blueberry and Chamomile Jam Recipe
No pectin Blueberry & Chamomile Jam tastes like bottled summer! Preserve the summer's bounty with this step-by-step jam recipe, which is perfect for new canners.
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Jam Making Basics
This post discusses Jam Making Basics, including the main ingredients of jams and jellies, why they are important, and the basic equipment for making jams and jellies. Additionally, we discuss the differences between various jellied fruits and vegetables. Make sure to nab the free Pectin Chart.
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Rhubarb Jam Recipe
Time to get jammin'! This rhubarb jam recipe will have you dancing around the kitchen like a fruity fairy on a sugar high. Get ready to spread this sticky goodness on everything from toast to ice cream (yes, we said ice cream). Don't have fresh rhubarb? Don't worry! This recipe is so flexible, you can substitute with any frozen. So, let's get our jam on!
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Recipe for Crunchy Refrigerator Dill Pickles...Small or Large Batch
Looking for an easy pickle recipe? If you want to make one jar of refrigerator pickles or five, this is the perfect refrigerator pickle recipe. An easy and flavorful refrigerator dill pickles recipe, for small batch or large.
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Dehydrate Apples Without a Dehydrator
Who needs a fancy dehydrator when you can make scrumptious dried apples with your oven? Check out this post for a handy, travel-ready snack that has become a family favorite.
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Spiced Yellow Plum Jam Recipe
Indulge in the incredibly irresistible Spiced Golden Plum Jam recipe! Bursting with natural goodness, this homemade jam is a delightful blend of aromatic spices and luscious plums. Perfectly sweet and tangy, it's a match made in heaven for your morning toast or flaky croissants. Share the love and spread this golden gem on your favorite baked goods. Enjoy the tantalizing flavors bursting in every spoonful! Water bath can or freeze.
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How to Make and Can Jalapeño Wine Jelly
This Jalapeno Pepper Jelly recipe is ideal for appetizers, cheese tray, bacon candy or sandwiches. This is a hot pepper jelly recipe perfect for those new to canning. Post includes a video tutorial.