Apple Butter

Homemade apple butter recipe, complete with step-by step instructions. Apple butter spiced with cinnamon, cloves, allspice, and lemon. There is no butter in apple butter, by the way.

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.

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.

Low Sugar Red Raspberry Jam

Recipe for a low-sugar version of raspberry jam, using extra strong pectin. Recipe from Art Summerfield's berry farm.

Mint Jelly

Homemade mint jelly, using natural pectin from tart Granny Smith apples as a base, and fresh mint.

Pear Butter

Homemade pear butter spiced with star anise, ginger, lemon, cardamom, and nutmeg.

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

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

Plum Conserve

A plum conserve jam recipe made with Santa Rosa and Satsuma plums, orange slices, raisins and chopped walnuts.

Pomegranate Jelly

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

Preserved Pears

Bartlett pears, canned in a light simple syrup with star anise, cardamom, and cinnamon.

Quince Jam

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

Quince Jelly

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

Seville Orange Marmalade

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