Canning & Preserving

Tomato Apple Chipotle Chutney
The aroma while this chutney is cooking is amazing! Author of 250 Home Preserving Favorites, Yvonne Tremblay, uses chipotle peppers, which give it an interesting smoked flavor. 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 »
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 »
Marsala and White Balsamic Pickled Figs
Fresh figs get a decadent treatment with the addition of sweetly fragrant Marsala and pungent balsamic vinegar. These pickles are equally suited to both sweet and savory dishes. More »
GORP with a Twist
 Heading out for a long hike this summer? Going camping? This ought to keep you going!Makes about 3 1⁄2 cups (875 mL)" 'Good Old Raisins and Peanuts' has come a long way since we were kids. Combine as many dried fruits and nuts as you like to get your favorite combination, and pack... More »
Do-It-Yourself Food Dehydration
The origins of food drying predate recorded history. It is not hard to imagine primitive humans finding dried berries clinging to vines long after fresh berries had disappeared. These sweet, nutritious, sun-dried berries would have been a welcome food source during times of the year when other food... More »
Pear Cherry Ginger Crumble (just add water)
Just because you’re on the trail or at a camp doesn’t mean you can’t have a mouth-watering dessert fit for company! Just add water! More »
Food for Those On The Go!
 Heading out on a camping trip this summer? With a little advance planning, making your own camp food is really easy. There are many packaged products on the market, and you can buy a wide array of ready-mixed dried foods at outdoor stores. Of course, the quality varies greatly between brands... More »
750,000 copies in print and still going strong...
Ball/Bernardin Home Canning Products are the gold standard in home preserving supplies, with their trademark jars on display in stores every summer from coast to coast.So, being in the middle of a most glorious summer, we thought this would be the perfect opportunity to remind you about the "bible... More »
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