Holidays & Events

It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert.

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Strawberry Limoncello Jam

This is one of my top-selling jams at the farmers market during the spring. It's amazing over a scoop of fresh vanilla ice cream, on a toasted waffle, or served with fresh goat cheese and crackers. —Krystal Wertman, Humble, Texas

Watermelon Rind Preserves

1 review

This is an old-fashioned recipe and a wonderful way to reduce food waste. Watermelon rind preserves are not like traditional...


Cranberry Pumpkin Chutney

It's a waste to throw out carved jack-o'-lanterns after Halloween, so I decided to make a pumpkin chutney with them....


Citrus Cantaloupe Butter

This sweet, chunky cantaloupe butter gets its warm spice flavor from the cinnamon. Orange sections and lime juice give it...


Easy Pickled Vegetables

This pickled vegetables recipe was handed down to me by my mom. It's been in the family for years. These...

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The Best Marinara Sauce

1 review

I developed this marinara sauce recipe with a friend to make the most of a bumper crop of tomatoes. Now...


Ginger Blueberry Jam

3 reviews

When I was very young, I watched my grandma make this jam in the kitchen. As I sneaked blueberries to...

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Best Ever Sweet Pickles

7 reviews

I pack away homegrown cucumbers every summer. This recipe is based on the pickled veggies in Brown Eggs and Jam...


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62 Timeless Canning Recipes Only Grandma Knew to Make

These vintage canning recipes bring back happy memories of our grandmothers. One taste of these preserves or pickles and you'll...


Very Berry Spread

1 review

Two kinds of berries make this jam deliciously different. I always keep some on hand.—Irene Hagel, Choiceland, Saskatchewan


Caramelized Onion Jam

4 reviews

This savory caramelized onion jam is very good served with meats—we especially like it with venison. People who enjoy garlic...

Honey Blueberry Cobbler Jam

3 reviews

I work at a farmers market, and honey blueberry jam is my top seller. You've gotta taste it with fresh...


Rosemary Jelly

1 review

This deliciously different green jelly gets its flavor from an unusual source: savory rosemary. The herb adds a refreshing zip...


Dandelion Jelly

3 reviews

I have made this jelly for many years. It has a wonderful honey taste and friends and family are always...


Raspberry-Onion Jalapeno Chutney

Sweet raspberries and spicy jalapenos come together to create a chutney that tastes terrific on top of cream cheese or...


Cinnamon Blueberry Jam

19 reviews

Watching my grandmother can hundreds of jars of tomatoes, peaches and pears inspired me to try making jams and jellies...

Pickled Zucchini Slices

1 review

Here's a great way to put your garden bounty to good use! Turn that ripe zucchini into a crunchy, flavorful...


Habanero Strawberry Jam

4 reviews

I love spicy and sweet dishes! This tastes excellent layered over a bar of cream cheese and served with crackers,...


Plum Conserve

1 review

My mouthwatering conserve is a versatile gift. It makes a lovely garnish for rolls during holiday feasts, is delicious paired...


Apricot Amaretto Jam

2 reviews

This thick, chunky apricot jam was my grandma's recipe; it's lovely to make something for my family and friends that...


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Hot Pepper Jelly

9 reviews

We enjoy this fiery hot pepper jelly spread on crackers with cream cheese. It also makes a terrific holiday gift....


End of Garden Relish

1 review

We dollop this tangy relish on burgers, hot dogs and salads. It’s a cool way to use up garden produce,...


Jalapeno Pepper Jelly

2 reviews

My family relishes this jelly served with meat or spread on crackers with cream cheese. It's in hot demand as...


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Pam’s Pineapple Cranberry Salsa

Apples and cranberries give this salsa a holiday flavor, while garlic and jalapenos give it just the kick salsa needs....


Annie’s Original Salsa

7 reviews

I spent 5 years working on this recipe. Everyone loves it, and it's one of the few recipes that is...

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Sweet-Hot Asian Dipping Sauce

3 reviews

This Asian-inspired sauce is a delicious egg roll dipping sauce, but it can also be used for veggies or to...


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Tomato Bounty Salsa

I like to make this mild-tasting salsa with yellow tomatoes, but feel free to try other varieties. Use the salsa...


Jalapeno Bread & Butter Pickles

9 reviews

Even the heat-shy will want to dip into these bread and butter pickles with a surprise flavor kick. Ay caramba,...


Wild Plum Jelly

16 reviews

I've had this wild plum jelly recipe for ages. Each year when the plums are ripe, I'll fill my pail...


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Watermelon Rind Pickles

6 reviews

"Waste not, want not" has always been smart advice—especially when it produces picked watermelon rind that's so refreshing. —Taste of...


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Over-the-Top Cherry Jam

25 reviews

We live in Door County, an area known for its wonderful tart cherries. This beautiful, sweet jam makes lovely gifts....