Canning & Preserving

Home Preserving Gift-Giving Ideas
Gifts of preserves are wonderful to give and to receive. Fun combinations of savory preserves wrapped in clever packaging are certain to thrill any recipient, and you'll know you're giving a gift made with love. Be sure to label each jar with the contents, your name (it's nice for people to know... More »
Apple Rum Raisin Conserve
Simply delicious — a perfect blend of complementary tastes! Toast the nuts, if desired, before adding them. 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 »
Sour Cherry Jam
Sour cherries make a delicious, slightly tart jam. More »
Bumbleberry Jam
Bumbleberry, or jumbleberry, is a mix of berries and other fruits, such as rhubarb or apples. Wonderful in pies and crisps, it’s also a great jam combo. More »
Pineapple Mint Chutney
Pineapple and mint are two flavors that just seem natural together. More »
Tomato and Olive Antipasto
With jars of this antipasto in your pantry, you can have appetizers ready in mere minutes. The tangy, savory flavors are a delight on their own or when served with rich cheeses or cured meats. More »
Carrot Apple Butter
This yummy carrot apple butter has just a hint of cinnamon and vanilla. A wonderful combination for an weekend brunch. More »
Pina Colada Jam
This delicious jam speaks for itself. It’s got all the flavors of the classic cocktail, but is socially acceptable to eat for breakfast. The chunky texture, full of chewy coconut, also makes it a pretty choice for a dessert component — on ice cream, between cake layers, stirred into mascarpone...... More »
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 »
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