Canning & Preserving

Blackberry Plum Jelly
This dark jelly has a very rich, intense flavor. More »
Sour Cherry Lemonade Concentrate
This syrup is a boon to have on hand in the pantry on a hot summer’s day. If you’re on your own, add a few tablespoons to a glass of ice water, then refrigerate the rest for the next time you get thirsty. If you’re serving a crowd, pour the whole jar into a big pitcher and dilute to taste. For a... More »
Strawberry Lemon Concentrate
The sweetness of fresh, ripe strawberries adds the perfect balance to tart lemons in this recipe. Preserving the freshness allows you to serve this summertime favorite at any special occasion throughout the year. More »
Strawberry Jam
A universal favorite, strawberry jam adds marvelous flavor and color to breakfasts, snacks and desserts. While freshly picked, locally grown strawberries produce the best jam, this recipe can be made using imported berries or unsweetened frozen berries. If using frozen berries, thaw them in the... More »
Raspberry and Plum Jam
Plums add delicious yumminess to this jam, which has half the seeds of regular raspberry jam. It can also be made with red or black plums, or with plumcots (a cross of plums and apricots). More »
Apricot Cranberry Conserve
The crunch of the almonds provides an appealing texture to this fun and tasty conserve. More »
Blueberry Bonanza
This recipe uses the same blueberries to make two different products: a thick old-fashioned berry butter and a luscious silky blueberry syrup. Once the juice is extracted for the syrup, the remaining blueberry pulp is used to make a lightly spiced butter. More »
Blueberry, Tart Apple and Onion Chutney
"This chutney started out as a small batch of filling for phyllo pastry appetizers, which my husband, Jay, and I love to make for the holidays. We always found ourselves sneaking spoonfuls of the chutney before it made it into the pastry, so we decided to turn it into a big batch to enjoy the rest... More »
Sour Cherry Jam
Sour cherries make a delicious, slightly tart jam. More »
Kiwi and Strawberry Flan
"I refer to this dessert as my jar of vitamins. Kiwis are known for providing abundant potassium and vitamins C, E and A. Don’t tell the kids — let them think this dessert is just, well, delightful," says Andrea Jourdan, author of 150 Desserts in a Jar. More »
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