Recipe Index: Canning

Apple Butter

Apple Butter

Homemade apple butter recipe, complete with step-by step instructions. Apple butter spiced with cinnamon, cloves, allspice, and lemon. Great on toast!
Apricot Riesling Jam

Apricot Riesling Jam

Vibrant and tangy fresh apricot jam, seasoned with Riesling wine.
Bread and Butter Pickles

Bread and Butter Pickles

How to make sweet sliced cucumber bread and butter pickles, perfect for sandwiches.
Canned Tomato Salsa

Canned Tomato Salsa

Homemade tomato salsa with green chiles and jalapenos, with canning instructions.

Elderberry Jelly

Elderberry jelly made from wild elderberries, foraging tips and step-by-step instructions.
Green Tomato Chutney (photo)

Green Tomato Chutney

Sweet and vinegary green tomato chutney relish made with unripe tomatoes.
Jalapeño Bread and Butter Pickles

Jalapeño Bread and Butter Pickles

Sweet pickled jalapeño chili peppers, processed with vinegar, sugar, onions, and spices.
Jalapeno Pepper Jelly (photo)

Jalapeno Pepper Jelly

Homemade jalapeno pepper jelly with no added pectin. Jelly base comes from tart Granny Smith apples. The addition of a few cranberries gives it a vibrant red color.
Marinated Roasted Red Bell Peppers

Marinated Roasted Red Bell Peppers

Red bell peppers, charred and roasted, preserved in vinegar, lemon, garlic, oil marinade. Canned roasted bell peppers.
Meyer Lemon Marmalade

Meyer Lemon Marmalade

Homemade Meyer Lemon Marmalade, only 3 ingredients! Meyer lemons, sugar, water. No added pectin needed!
Microwave Strawberry Jam

Microwave Strawberry Jam

So easy! Small batch strawberry jam that you make in a microwave oven. Cooks in 15 minutes! Easy cleanup.
Mint Jelly (photo)

Mint Jelly

Homemade mint jelly, using natural pectin from tart Granny Smith apples as a base, and fresh mint.
Pear Butter (photo)

Pear Butter

Homemade pear butter spiced with star anise, ginger, lemon, cardamom, and nutmeg.
Pickled Jalapenos (Escabeche) (photo)

Pickled Jalapenos (Escabeche)

Classic jalapeno pickles or jalapenos escabeche, made with fresh jalapeno chili peppers, white onions, garlic, carrots, cider vinegar and herbs.
Pickled Okra (photo)

Pickled Okra

They're crunchy, not slimy! Lightly spicy homemade pickled okra, with cider vinegar, lemon, garlic, and spices. Easy to make.
Plum Conserve (photo)

Plum Conserve

A plum conserve jam recipe made with Santa Rosa and Satsuma plums, orange slices, raisins and chopped walnuts.
Pomegranate Jelly (photo)

Pomegranate Jelly

Pomegranate jelly recipe, made with the juice from sweet red seeds of fresh pomegranates, lemon juice, sugar, and added pectin.
Preserved Pears

Preserved Pears

Bartlett pears, canned in a light simple syrup with star anise, cardamom, and cinnamon.
Quince Jam (photo)

Quince Jam

Recipe for a simple quince jam made with grated fresh quince, sugar, and lemon juice.
Quince Jelly

Quince Jelly

Beautiful rose colored quince jelly recipe with step-by-step instructions and photographs.
Rose Hip Jelly

Rose Hip Jelly

Homemade jelly made from the rose hips of wild roses.
Seville Orange Marmalade (photo)

Seville Orange Marmalade

Homemade Seville orange marmalade, made with fresh Seville oranges and lemons. No added pectin needed. Detailed instructions and photographs.
Fig Jam

Spicy Fig Orange Microwave Jam

Fig jam made with figs, orange, lemon, ginger, cloves, and cinnamon. Easy to make in the microwave.

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