If you’re a novice at food preservation, these easy canning recipes are a good place to start. They all use a simple water bath method.
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.
These chewy dried bananas are a great healthy snack and dehydrating bananas couldn’t be easier. These chewy dehydrated banana chips are a winner!
Fall flavors are in full force with this delicious persimmon jam. It’s a lower sugar option than many jams, and a safe canning recipe.
These gingered pear preserves are a delicious way to save your favorite fall fruit. It’s excellent on toast, but good on oatmeal, too!
This canning recipe for thick and gooey delicious peach preserves is great for toast, but don’t forget about ice cream!
This pizza sauce recipe from fresh tomatoes utilizes your garden crop. Flavored with herbs and spices, it will make your homemade pizza just that much better.
This small batch jalapeno jelly is perfect as a last-minute appetizer or for gift giving. It’s sweet and tangy, with just a little spice!
Preserve the flavor of summertime berries in a jar! This homemade strawberry jam recipe is easy for beginners, sweetened with honey, and delicious!
Canning dried beans at home makes them ready to use for fast weeknight dinners. It’s a budget-friendly way to stock the pantry!