Canning & Preserving

Pickled Three-Bean Salad
In some circles, it is practically a tradition to have three-bean salad as part of a pot luck spread. This staple has a robust flavor that is unique. Having some on hand allows for easy preparation for any weeknight meal, long weekend or party! More »
Tomato and Olive Antipasto
With jars of this antipasto in your pantry, you can have appetizers ready in mere minutes this long weekend. The tangy, savory flavors are a delight on their own or when served with rich cheeses or cured meats. More »
Spirited Pears
Fruit with added pizzazz! Alcoholic beverages bring out the full-bodied flavor of fruit without overpowering its natural flavor. These spirited fruits are useful to have on hand as a no-fuss solution to jazz up your everyday dessert. Dad will love them this Father's Day! 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 »
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 »
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 »
Berry Smoothies (vegan, kid-fav)
Berry smoothies have become popular breakfast foods and snacks for many families. And for good reason: kids love the taste and can design their own smoothies, and parents can feel good about giving these nutritious drinks to their children any time of day. More »
Buckwheat and Sunflower Seed Pizza Crust (raw, gluten-free)
"When I make this recipe, I usually prepare four small crusts and store them in the refrigerator. When I feel a craving for a pizza, I take one out and add my favorite toppings. Let your imagination run wild and see what flavor combinations you can come up with to make the perfect raw pizza... More »
Carrot Apple Butter
This yummy carrot apple butter has just a hint of cinnamon and vanilla. A wonderful combination for an Easter or weekend brunch. More »
Okra and Squash Gumbo (vegan, gluten-free)
Serve this hearty dish on a cold winter night with your favorite crusty bread for dipping. More »
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