Caramel Apple Jam or Applesauce


Prep Time: 10 mins Total Time: 55 mins Yield: 8 half – pints About This Recipe “This recipe is made with apple pulp so I would call it kind of an apple jam/butter/applesauce – however you try to use it – its delish! I use the pulp left over from my applejuice but you could … Continue reading

Strawberry Vanilla Jam


Prep Time: 15 mins Total Time: 55 mins Yield: 6 1/2 pints About This Recipe “This recipe is an adaptation/mash-up of the strawberry jam recipe in the book titled Well Preserved by Mary Anne Dragan and the strawberry vanilla jam recipe in the book titled Put ‘Em Up! by Sherri Brooks Vinton that also includes … Continue reading

Blueberry Jam


Prep Time: 20 mins Total Time: 50 mins Yield: 6 half pints About This Recipe “Used to top ice-cream,your favorite scones,toast, etc.! Makes a great gift wrapped with a pretty ribbon!” Ingredients 2 pints frozen blueberries 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 packet ball 100% fruit pectin 5 1/4 cups sugar Directions Thaw and drain blueberries. … Continue reading

Hot Pepper Garlic Jelly


Prep Time: 30 mins Total Time: 36 mins Yield: 6 1/2-7 half pints About This Recipe “I have made several different recipes for hot pepper jelly and decided that I had tweaked them all to the point of newness. Here is my interpretation of a good, hot jelly that works well as a glaze on … Continue reading

Sweet Pickled Banana Peppers


Prep Time: 25 mins Total Time: 35 mins Yield: 2.5 pint jars About This Recipe “I love these peppers on hot dogs, hamburgers or what ever. They are so easy to make. You can double the recipe with no problem. I have never water bathed these pickles the jars have always sealed securely and I … Continue reading

Peach Jam


Prep Time: 15 mins Total Time: 1 hrs Yield: 8 half pints About This Recipe “A bite of summer on toast.” Ingredients 5 lbs peaches 3 teaspoons lemon juice 5 cups sugar Directions Wash, peel, pit and chop peaches-you want 10 cups. Place all ingredients in a large glass bowl and let stand for 1 … Continue reading

Mom’s Best Tomato Soup Canning Recipe


Prep Time: 1 hrs Total Time: 1 hrs 50 mins Yield: 8-10 quarts About This Recipe “My Mennonite mother’s ‘famous’ tomato soup – hard to beat! Perfect anytime of the year! Enjoy! Here’s what I purchased (for you to use as a baseline reference): – to yield 75 quarts of soup – 3 bushels of … Continue reading