Wondering if it’s safe to reuse canning lids? Here’s what you need to know to make sure your efforts are long lasting.
But canning isn’t the only way to preserve food for long-term storage. In addition to water bath and pressure canning, dehydrating fruits and vegetables, fermentation, and freezing are other methods to try. Start with the food preservation method that seems most doable to you. Soon you’ll have a pantry full of produce to enjoy in the off-season.
This zucchini relish recipe is sweet & somewhat tangy & great on burgers. It’s one of our favorite ways to preserve summer squash for the winter pantry.
Canning crushed tomatoes at home allows you to preserve the harvest for the pantry. Learning how to can tomatoes starts with the basics.
Enjoy this seedless jaboticaba jam on toast or spread on pancakes. It’s a tropical treat made from a native Brazilian fruit.
Turn your favorite fresh apples into applesauce. Eat it right away or can it for the pantry!
For fast flavor in recipes, dehydrated peppers can’t be beat. You can use sweet peppers or hot peppers, store bought or home grown.
This delicious and easy to make tangerine syrup is great to have on hand for adding instant flavor to recipes and drinks. Keep it refrigerated, or for longer storage, can it using a water bath process.
Love crispy pickles? This garlic dill pickle recipe makes delicious deli style pickles using a fermentation method. BONUS: The resulting pickles are probiotic!
This easy to make savory-sweet caramelized onion jam recipe is a great way to preserve onions. It’s divine on toasted baguettes with goat cheese. Or pizza.