Recipe Index: Canning
Homemade apple butter recipe, complete with step-by step instructions. Apple butter spiced with cinnamon, cloves, allspice, and lemon. Great on toast!
Basic Pickling Spice Blend
Make your own pickling spice blend! Mustard seed, black peppercorns, and cinnamon (or allspice!) are essential. The rest are mix-and-match. Lasts for up to a year and makes enough for several batches.
Bread and Butter Pickles
How to make sweet sliced cucumber bread and butter pickles, perfect for sandwiches.
Canned Tomato Salsa
Homemade tomato salsa with green chiles and jalapenos, with canning instructions.
Easy Microwave Fig Jam
EASY Fig Jam made with figs, orange, lemon, ginger, cloves, and cinnamon. Small batch, takes only a few minutes to make in the microwave!
Learn how to make naturally anti-viral elderberry jelly from wild elderberries, including foraging tips, and step-by-step instructions
Jalapeño Bread and Butter Pickles
Sweet pickled jalapeño chili peppers, processed with vinegar, sugar, onions, and spices.
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
Red bell peppers, charred and roasted, preserved in vinegar, lemon, garlic, oil marinade. Canned roasted bell peppers.
Meyer Lemon Marmalade
Homemade Meyer Lemon Marmalade, only 3 ingredients! Meyer lemons, sugar, water. No added pectin needed!
Microwave Strawberry Jam
So easy! Small batch strawberry jam that you make in a microwave oven. Cooks in 15 minutes! Easy cleanup.
Homemade mint jelly, using natural pectin from tart Granny Smith apples as a base, and fresh mint.
Pickled Jalapenos (Escabeche)
Classic jalapeno pickles or jalapenos escabeche, made with fresh jalapeno chili peppers, white onions, garlic, carrots, cider vinegar and herbs.
They're crunchy, not slimy! Lightly spicy homemade pickled okra, with cider vinegar, lemon, garlic, and spices. Easy to make.
Plum Conserve Jam! made with Santa Rosa and Satsuma plums, orange slices, raisins and chopped walnuts.
Pomegranate jelly recipe, made with the juice from sweet red seeds of fresh pomegranates, lemon juice, sugar, and added pectin.
Bartlett pears, canned in a light simple syrup with star anise, cardamom, and cinnamon.
Beautiful rose colored quince jelly recipe with step-by-step instructions and photographs.