Canning season is getting into full swing around most of the country, so here are 101+ canning recipes to help you preserve your garden bounty!
If you are interested in Dehydrating food for long-term food storage, check out this post: 101+ Dehydrator Recipes.
This is not the be all and end all of recipes as there are more than anyone can count, but this is a good basic resource on how to can the most of what you produce or stock up on. There are many recipes for doing things several ways, so if the ketchup recipes here don’t inspire you, go to Pinterest – it’s an awesome source to find things quickly.
*Please follow standard canning guidelines for safety and long-term storage. Some of these recipes may fudge a little on the guidelines – use your best judgement and own discernment when following them. I’ve tried my best to make sure they are all safe!
CANNING RECIPES FOR FRUITS
Grapefruit – Juice
Tomato (See under vegetables)
CANNING RECIPES FOR VEGETABLES
Broccoli (but I would love to know if anyone has been successful at this. The USDA does not recommend for texture/flavor issues)
Cucumbers – see “Other” canning recipes below
JAMS, JELLIES & CURDS
Tomato Juice – like V8
MEALS IN JARS
- Pick Your Own.org – vast wealth of knowledge on what to can, when to can, how to can, etc.
- USDA COMPLETE GUIDE TO CANNING
- Canning 101
- Rules for Canning Meats
- Simply Canning – Getting Started in Canning
If you find any recipe here that does not follow safe canning guidelines (I may have already noted something), please let me know. I tried to be sure that all recipes were taken from reputable canning sources.
If you don’t know where to start or what equipment to buy – here are my best suggestions!
- All American Canner
- Ball Canning Book
- Ball Water Bath Canner
- Tattler Reusable Canning Lids
- Simple Canning – Survival Guide to Safe Home Canning
- At Home Canning for the Beginner and Beyond