Discover the art of canning with one of our homemade canning recipes, including best-ever dill pickles, homemade tomato salsa, and sweet jellies and jams. Gather your canning jars and give it a try. You'll be a canning artisan in no time!
Please your sweet tooth with a sunny slathering of fresh fruit jam. Juicy nectarines, lemon, and mango help every bite burst with bright citrus flavor. Pair it with berry scones or spread onto simple breakfast toast.
These vinegar-soaked beets are as bold in flavor as they are in color. Whole cloves and a pinch of allspice add warm spiced flavor, while an infusion of cinnamon adds extra sweetness. For the best pickled beets, choose beets that are firm to the touch with smooth skins and crisp, fresh-looking greens.
Enjoy this tangy classic with almost anything, including grilled foods, relishes, and more. The best cucumbers for pickling include Kirby, Persian, hothouse varieties, or gherkins. Be sure to remove the stem and blossom ends before pickling to avoid a mushy texture.
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The farmer's market during late summer months brings bushels of fresh tomatoes! Canning tomatoes is a snap. Fill your canning jars with juicy, in-season tomatoes, lemon juice, and a pinch of salt -- then process and enjoy all year.
New to fermenting? No problem. A slow cooker and some close tending are all you need to make this condiment favorite. You'll know it's ready when every spoonful of sauerkraut has a slightly crunchy texture and pleasantly tangy flavor. Stir it into soups and stews or layer it onto burgers and dogs.
BONUS: Craving something sweeter? Try our apple-caraway version with a few easy tweaks.
We soak sliced radishes in sugar, spices, and Riesling -- a flowery white wine -- to achieve sweet yet punchy flavor. Serve them on a relish tray or as a delicious topping for salads and sandwiches.
The zippy combination of lemon juice and fresh basil provides this subtle tomato jam with a pop of herbed citrus flavor. Look for tomatoes in mid- to late summer when they are at their best.
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Summer is strawberry season. With four simple ingredients and three easy steps, you can have a pretty-in-pink strawberry jam ready to tuck into the freezer. If you prefer, you can enjoy this strawberry jam right away and store it in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks.
One-up classic condiments with our handcrafted spin on ketchup. This smoky version features the smooth combination of grilled tomatoes, onion, and cayenne pepper for kick. One taste, and you'll never go back to the bottled stuff.
Think twice before throwing away the rinds from your freshly cut watermelon. Instead, make pickles! We soak ours in sugar, cinnamon, and whole cloves for a sweet summer snack or as a side to any grilled dish. Look for watermelons at farmer's markets from mid-June to late August.
Grab a jar of this BBQ-tastic sauce and slather it on wings, ribs, pizza, and more. Savory spices and mix-ins, such as garlic, paprika, and fresh jalapenos, give it a mouthwatering kick.
Enjoy sweet spoonfuls of carrot cake flavor without all the busy baking. Plump pieces of pineapple and raisins offer fruitiness, while heartwarming spices like cinnamon and nutmeg give the preserves homey flavor.
Complete with fresh onion, peppers, and corn off the cob, our tangy blue ribbon relish is an undeniable winner. Feeling adventurous? Try our cumin-poblano, apple-chutney, or olive corn relish variations with a few easy twists.
Your pasta deserves the best, and our handmade garlic-tomato concoction fills the bill. Featuring garden-fresh herbs, sweet peppers, and brown sugar, it's an Italian recipe that's magnifico!
We soak plump plums in a silky, orange-infused ruby wine for a sweet taste of summer's bounty. Add a dash of cinnamon to give it rustic appeal.
Scoop up a crunchy tortilla chip full of tangy-fresh peppers, tomatoes, and onions. Add a splash of lime juice for zest and a little bit of garlic for bold flavor. This lively salsa will go fast, so you may want to make a double batch!
Craft your favorite fruit into a smooth, candylike jam. Here we transform soft juicy peaches into basil, cardamom, chipotle, and bourbon variations. Add a splash of lemon to each for bright freshness.