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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

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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...


Pretty Peach Jam

9 reviews

This homemade jam has been a favorite in my family for as long as I can remember. It's a delicious...


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Sweet Zucchini Relish

3 reviews

Classic relish is made with cucumbers, but this tangy and sweet zucchini relish is packed with zucchini, peppers and onions....


Apricot Rhubarb Conserve

1 review

"I originally made this conserve to use on breads and muffins, but I've also found it makes an excellent sweetener...

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Garden’s Harvest Pickles

This relish recipe from a friend is similar to giardiniera only sweeter. I have a certain sense of pride when...


Wild Plum Jelly

15 reviews

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

Favorite Bread & Butter Pickles

2 reviews

I made these pickles while growing up and love them because you can eat them with just about anything. Now,...


Watermelon Rind Pickles

5 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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Grandma’s Dill Pickles

11 reviews

This treasured dill pickle recipe is like an old friend. These crispy spears have a slightly salty, tart flavor with...


Cherry Pear Conserve

I use pears harvested from my own trees to make this conserve. I love it combined with cream cheese and...

Pickled Green Tomato Relish

5 reviews

When I'm left with green tomatoes at the end of summer, I reach for this recipe. Friends and family are...


Bread and Butter Pickles

19 reviews

My mom always made this crisp bread and butter pickle recipe when we were kids, and she gave me the...


Spicy Bavarian Beer Mustard

2 reviews

Here's a gift that has bite! This spicy beer mustard is great with pretzels or as a condiment for bratwurst....