Processing pickles at lower temperatures than boiling is a safe and effective way to maintain the crisp, crunchy texture that we love about pickles! Learn how here and check out the results of a pickling experiment to test methods of crisping.
Who doesn't love a good pie, hot out of the oven? Canning pie fillings allows you to enjoy pie all year round, and using clear jel makes it oh so easy. Try this recipe for cherry pie, or make some slight adjustments for blueberry, peach and others!
Blackberries are delicious by themselves, but add in a bit of cinnamon and tequila and you've got a flavour combination that can't be beat! Try this jam with whichever pectin and level of sugar you like to use, but add in an extra zing!
If you are interested in making fruit wines at home, or brewing up a small batch of something, then a mini primary fermenter may be a great thing to invest in. They are so easy to make and you can use any food grade plastic container.