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The Basics Of Home Canning

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.29.2016 | HuffPost Home
Maria Rodale

When canning, you will use ordinary kitchen skills but must observe instructions exactly to ensure that the food is sterilized and safe. This is one time when you definitely shouldn't improvise.

Can Like a Pro With These 8 Dos + Don'ts

Rodale's Organic Life | Posted 09.23.2016 | Taste
Rodale's Organic Life

Though it may seem intimidating at first, canning excess garden produce is one of the simplest and easiest things to do -- and your future self will certainly appreciate being able to dig in to all those tasty garden goods long after the growing season is over.

7 Skills Your Grandparents Had That You Don't

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 06.16.2014 | Fifty

The older generation may watch in wonder when pre-teens download apps, install wireless printers, and edit videos on iMovie with a few clicks of the m...

Blackberry Farm Shares The Secret To The Perfect Strawberry Preserves

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 06.02.2014 | Taste

This one ACTUALLY tastes like strawberries.

Pickled Peppers for Game Day

Food Fanatic | Posted 11.06.2014 | Taste
Food Fanatic

Pickled Banana Peppers are a delicious topping on more than just sandwiches.

Blame It on the Pickles

Liz Neumark | Posted 03.11.2014 | Home
Liz Neumark

All my non-working moments were spent over pots of simmering brine and in pursuit of perfect pickling produce! Over 500 jars later, I became a pickling maven or madwoman.

Plastic City: Redemption

Yvonna Russell | Posted 02.17.2014 | New York
Yvonna Russell

Everywhere you look there are residents of New York carving out a modest income by collecting plastic bottles from the trash, earning pennies per bottle. As consumers, we are unconsciously linked to the process by the purchase of bottled drinks.

Easy Apple Pie Filling for the Holidays

Food Fanatic | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Food Fanatic

Canning this filling ahead of time is the perfect way to whip up a delicious dessert in minutes, without sacrificing the homemade part.

Apricot Jam

Food Fanatic | Posted 11.05.2013 | Taste
Food Fanatic

Preserving summer's sweetest stone fruit.

How to Savour Fresh Produce All Year Long: Canning and Freezing

Samara Foisy | Posted 10.30.2013 | Taste
Samara Foisy

Summertime vegetables and fruit are plentiful right now and most of us are trying to gobble them up at their peak. It's such a shame we can't have this experience all year long. But wait...we can (no pun intended).

Everything You Need to Know About Canning

Food52 | Posted 08.22.2013 | Taste

A step-by-step guide to boiling-water canning.

Don't Be Scared, It's Just Jam

Posted 10.23.2013 | Taste

It's time to overcome this canning fear.

Don't Be Scared, It's Just Pickling

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 11.14.2013 | Taste

Essential tips to start making your own at home.

The McClures: Pickling It Forward

Dark Rye | Posted 06.07.2013 | Taste
Dark Rye

Just because something is artisanal doesn't mean it has to be precious. McClure's is a real Detroit success story, born from family love and a desire to improve a city.

A Strawberry Rhubarb Jam to Make Spring Last Forever

Food52 | Posted 05.28.2013 | Taste

Another way to celebrate the happy marriage of strawberry and rhubarb.

Ashley English: A DIY Goddess Preserves Food and Friendships

Dark Rye | Posted 05.14.2013 | Taste
Dark Rye

From her modest but cozy home in the mountains of North Carolina, Ashley English is providing a model of party-giving and camaraderie for a generation more concerned about authenticity and human connection than about making a big splash.

How To Make Jam Without Refined Sugar

Stephanie J. Stiavetti | Posted 02.12.2013 | Taste
Stephanie J. Stiavetti

What if I were to tell you that there was a way to put up fruit without refined sugar? Without Splenda? With only fruit juice? When I learned how to make refined-sugar-free jam, it was one of the best things I've tried in a while. I was hooked.

WATCH: Canning Pickles

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 12.19.2012 | Taste
Rebecca Gerendasy

Paul Fuller and his wife Judy have been building their food processing business Sweet Creek Foods -- they refer to it as a "glassery" rather than a cannery -- for 12 years.

Spiced Fig Preserves

Nik Sharma | Posted 10.19.2012 | Taste
Nik Sharma

This preserve uses whole figs that have their stems removed but I keep their skins because I like them.

WATCH: How To Make Bread And Butter Pickles

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 12.17.2012 | Taste
Rebecca Gerendasy

For those looking for their first canning adventure, or for those new to pickling cucumbers, Yeoman's shows you the complete process, and how easy it is to make your own fresh pickles.

Home Economics: Living Off the Farm (Video)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 12.03.2012 | Home
Rebecca Gerendasy

Canning and preserving food was a common practice to insure not only an adequate annual supply of food for farm families, but also a way to eat fruits, vegetables, and certain meats that otherwise would be more limited in their availability.

Blueberry And Chocolate Jam

Nik Sharma | Posted 10.03.2012 | Taste
Nik Sharma

Chocolate in jam: The next big thing?

How to Can Sardines (VIDEO)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 11.14.2012 | Taste
Rebecca Gerendasy

Two food preservation experts demonstrate how to safely can fresh sardines, including a basic primer on a pressure canner.

Canning Hack: How To Seal Jars In A Box

Joseph Erdos | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

If you've ever made homemade jam or pickles, you know how pleasurable it is to enjoy something you've made yourself. But you have to preserve them pro...

Canning Makes A Comeback

Zester Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Zester Daily

I didn't eat a canned vegetable until I was twelve. I was at summer camp, and the minute the canned green bean touched my tongue I spit it out, convinced it was rotten.