Canning Recipes

Go ahead and stock up on the season’s ripest produce. These canning recipes spell out how to keep it in your pantry year-round.

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      Citrus Cantaloupe Butter

      This sweet, chunky cantaloupe butter gets its warm spice flavor from the cinnamon. Orange sections and lime juice give it a citrusy twist. —Mary Leverette, Columbia, South Carolina

      How to Make Pickled Grapes

      No sour grapes here! Easy to make and even easier to eat, pickled grapes are a versatile way to preserve...


      Spicy Beet Relish

      1 review

      We love the taste of this beet relish with any type of meat or bean dish. You can adjust the...


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      21 Small-Batch Canning Recipes

      Save yourself hours in the kitchen and shelves of pantry space with these small-batch canning recipes. Each recipe is a...


      Mom’s Pickled Carrots

      4 reviews

      My mother is the only other person I've known to make this recipe. In fact, when I take it to...

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      This Hot New Tool Makes Canning So Much Easier

      Steam canners could revolutionize home canning forever. Here's how to use one safely—straight from the experts.


      Easy Pickled Vegetables

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

      Canned Nectarines in Honey Syrup

      Nectarines are in season for such a short time, you'll want to do whatever you can to extend the season....


      Bourbon Peach Jam

      2 reviews

      Bourbon has been popular at our house since we visited the Kentucky Bourbon Trail a few years ago. Every bite...


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      The Best Marinara Sauce

      1 review

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


      Ginger Blueberry Jam

      2 reviews

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

      Vanilla Pear Berry Jam

      This is the first jam that I came up with on my own—and I love the flavor combo!—Rachel Creech, Marion,...


      How to Make Pickled Okra (Refrigerator and Water Bath Canning)

      Pickled okra is a classic dish that packs a flavorful crunch. We'll show you two simple ways to make this...


      How to Pickle Beets (Quick-Pickling and Water Bath Canning)

      Learn how to pickle beets with our guide to quick-pickling and water bath canning. Both methods yield a batch of...


      Make Canning Easy with 20 Freezer Jam Recipes

      Capture the flavors of summer with these freezer jam recipes made with strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and more. Best of all—no...


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      Best Ever Sweet Pickles

      3 reviews

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

      The Dangerous Reason You Shouldn’t Eat from a Dented Can

      You may be tempted to ignore the dent in your can of beans, but you may want to think twice...


      The Dangerous Reason You Shouldn’t Copy Grandma’s Canning Recipes

      Are you willing to play Russian roulette with your canned foods? I'm not!


      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...


      7 Mistakes Everyone Makes When Canning

      Canning mistakes not only waste your time, but they can be dangerous, too! Luckily, each one of these mistakes is...


      Winter Apple Jelly

      2 reviews

      —Maria Weber, Toledo, Ohio


      Spiced Pear Jam

      13 reviews

      A neighbor of mine passed along this spiced pear jam recipe. I've given many jars of this jam as gifts....


      Habanero Apricot Jam

      5 reviews

      This zippy and versatile jam was a blue-ribbon winner at our county fair. I mix it with applesauce as a...


      Violet Jelly

      2 reviews

      For a beautiful jelly to give as gifts, I make this jelly. Not only is it delicious but it will...

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      Caramel Apple Jam

      23 reviews

      The flavors of apples, brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg come together in this spreadable treat. The jam is a must-have...


      Lemon-Rosemary Marmalade

      1 review

      I love the flavor combination of lemon and rosemary. This unique marmalade goes beautifully with roast chicken, herbed pork roast,...


      Black Grape & Rhubarb Jam

      Black grapes happen to be a favorite food of mine, so I combined them with rhubarb from the garden to...


      Pear Tomato Preserves

      2 reviews

      I have lived on a farm all my life, so I have always had a garden. I can a lot...


      Rhubarb Jelly

      6 reviews

      I help help my husband with the pouring and skimming for this jelly—my own personal favorite. It's nice as both...


      Cider Jelly

      1 review

      For a tasty jam during the fall, try this cider. The candy adds a wonderful cinnamon flavor.—Donna Bensend, Dallas, Wisconsin