Why buy a jar of pickled jalapeños at the grocery store when you can make a home-made batch with peppers plucked from plants on your patio?
This hot pepper relish is the perfect way to preserve the spicy goodness of just about any kind of pepper — mild or fiery.
Canning jam and jelly at home is one of the easiest ways to get started with home canning, and it adds abundant flavor to the pantry!
Ferment hot banana peppers and then follow this hot sauce recipe to make a DIY condiment to spice up all of your meals.
Have you ever thought about fermenting sweet potatoes as a way to preserve them? Use this ferment as an addition to a potato salad or to top a burger.
This pineapple jalapeño jam recipe with jalapeños is sweet and savory. Serve this jam as a topping for fish or chicken, or paired with cream cheese on crackers.
These pickled green beans are a great way to preserve a summer harvest for the winter pantry. They’re crisp, delicious, and perfect for snacking (or Bloody Marys).
Even if you don’t have ripe grapes on hand, you can whip up a batch of jelly. This grape jelly recipe can be made even in the winter with this little trick.
Give some of these canning recipes a try to preserve your summertime abundance. They’re a great way to utilize local crops to stock your real food pantry.