You can get creative with canning by preserving whole fruits like apricots and tomatoes or storing homemade jams and jellies, and the results are always delicious! Read on to discover our twelve best canning recipes for jams and jellies.
Late Raspberry Jam
Waiting until late summer to make your raspberry jam is worth it. Try to find the plumpest, juiciest raspberries you can—they will be full of flavor.
This jelly is superbly hot, so take care when serving to guests. Traditionally red hot pepper jelly is plopped on top of cream cheese and surrounded by water crackers. It also makes a great accompaniment to pork chop dinners.
Chutney is a spicy-sweet-sour condiment made with fresh and dried fruit, sugar, vinegar and chiles. Try the combination of nectarines and dried cherries or blueberries and dried apricots or cherries and golden raisins.
This most simple of tomato jams reminds us that tomatoes are a fruit, and one of the very best. Early Girl tomatoes, especially when dry farmed, are spectacularly sweet and thick skinned. Mace and salt bring out their flavor perfectly.
Preserving and canning is the perfect way to make your harvest last throughout the year.
Canning is a food preservation method that uses boiling water or steam to heat food in jars, destroying microorganisms and creating a vacuum seal. The air-tight container allows you to store food at room temperature for long periods of time.
Canning at home can save money and lead to much tastier results than store-bought preserved products. You can get creative with canning, by preserving whole fruits like apricots and tomatoes or storing homemade jams and jellies, and the results are always delicious!
Check out the slideshow above to discover our 12 best recipes for jams and jellies.