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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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....


The Canning Supplies You Need to Preserve Your Favorite Fruits and Veggies

Canning might seem old-fashioned, but it's a great way to preserve the flavors of the season. Get started at home...


Citrus Cantaloupe Butter

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

Mom’s Pickled Carrots

3 reviews

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


Easy Pickled Vegetables

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

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...


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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...


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...


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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How to Can Pickles, Step by Step

New to making pickles? This step-by-step guide on how to can pickles is a great place to start. We've rounded...


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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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Canning 101

Is there anything better than homemade pickles or canned tomatoes you grew yourself?! Our simple how-to guide will have you...


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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...


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...

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...


Zucchini Pickles

1 review

Preserve garden-fresh zucchini for longer by making crunchy zucchini pickles. —Susan Court, Pewaukee, Wisconsin

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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,...


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...


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,...