Celebrate summer flavors all year round by preserving peaches, cucumbers, strawberries, tomatoes, and other great produce now with these simple recipes and tips. Plus: fantastic recipes that call for what you’ve stored.

Food & Wine
Updated March 31, 2015

Canning Recipes | Canning How To’s | Use Canned Produce Year Round | PicklingBread-and-Butter Pickles

Fantastic Canning Recipes

Preserving Summer Flavors

Canning How Tos

Home canning requires a few basic pieces of equipment and knowledge of simple techniques.

  • Basic Tips for First-Time Canners
  • From selecting the perfect fruit to canning jars, these tips will get you started.

  • 7 Essential Steps to Safe Canning
  • A primer on how to properly sterilize jars and lids to ensure safe, bacteria-free food.Chowchow

    Ways to Use Canned Produce Year-Round

    From tangy Chowchow topping all-American hamburgers, to strawberry preserves adding sweetness to Sour Cream Berry Muffins, here are recipes perfect for preserving summer produce now to savor later. More »

    Plus: Summer Produce GuideSaffron-Cucumber Pickles


    Pickling summer produce is a great way to enjoy warm-weather flavors a few weeks longer.

    Plus: Pick Your Pickle guide to prepping vegetables