Technique Tuesday: How to Make Your Own Preserves

Canning and pickling are back in a big way, and it’s easier than you think! If you know how to boil water, you can stock away sweet, juicy, peak-season produce in a few simple steps.




After gathering and sterilizing your utensils, it’s time to parcook the food. This is also the time to season or add flavorings like spices or sweeteners. Learn how to parcook your food, plus what comes next here.



Explore our full slideshow for the step-by-step canning breakdown. Then, get five more spicy, smoky or even sweet home canning recipes.


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2 Responses to “Technique Tuesday: How to Make Your Own Preserves”

  1. Yes I would use wide mouth jars if they were available in Australia because they are much easier to fill with fruit than the narrow mouth jars.

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