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Canning is a technique that can intimidate even the experienced cook. Here, we show you basic canning techniques, using a plum jam recipe. However, the same methods can be used for preserving many other fruits and some vegetables. After you’ve mastered the basics, you can move on to more elaborate recipes. Although preserving can be hot, sticky work, we’re sure you’ll find the rewards are glorious.   

How to Can and Make Jam

Canning is a technique that can intimidate even the experienced cook. Here, we show you basic canning techniques, using a plum jam recipe. However, the same methods can be used for preserving many other fruits and some vegetables. After you’ve mastered the basics, you can move on to more elaborate recipes. Although preserving can be hot, sticky work, we’re sure you’ll find the rewards are glorious.

Canned butter...finally found again!  We went to a class in RS years ago where they showed us how to do this in the oven, but I Lost the paper and never could remember exactly how.  so grateful it was on here!

Canned butter...finally found again! We went to a class in RS years ago where they showed us how to do this in the oven, but I Lost the paper and never could remember exactly how. so grateful it was on here!

I'm up to my eyeballs in the summers harvest. I've had three huge canning days and I hope to have at least one more so I can put up just a few more things before the weather changes. Without a doubt, tomatoes are my favorite thing to preserve. Whether it's whole tomatoes, my "special" marinara sauce

I'm up to my eyeballs in the summers harvest. I've had three huge canning days and I hope to have at least one more so I can put up just a few more things before the weather changes. Without a doubt, tomatoes are my favorite thing to preserve. Whether it's whole tomatoes, my "special" marinara sauce

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