Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
An introduction to canning, with a discussion of techniques, tips, and tools for successful preserving.
A summary of hints and tips for making your own jam. Plus links to jam recipes, and recipes using jam.
A preserving checklist: prepare ahead for the onslaught of summer produce!
Need some canning inspiration to make your preserving less stressful and more fun? Check out these tips & tricks from six of your favorite canning bloggers.
Just a few tricks they forgot to mention in jam and jelly class. Thanks to Niamh Malcolm for the photo!
Looking for some starting points on dehydrating? Here are some starting points (and our few 'essential' tips on dehydrating to boot).
Want to make sure you get them back after you give a gift of your preserves? Attach this simple poem!
Ever thought of entering your preserves in a local fair or contest? Here are a few blue-ribbon tips.