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Preserve the Bloom: 14 Spring Canning Must-Tries

As spring blooms, it’s the perfect time to capture the unique flavors of the season. Our collection of spring canning recipes will help you preserve the freshest fruits and vegetables at their peak of freshness. Imagine savoring the taste of sweet strawberries or crisp asparagus long after their season has ended. Whether you’re a seasoned canner or just starting out, these ideas will inspire you to fill your pantry with colorful jars of homemade delights. Embrace the season’s bounty and start canning today!

Strawberry Sauce

Three jars of strawberry syrup.Pin
Photo Credit: Binky’s Culinary Carnival.

This Strawberry Syrup Recipe is incredibly easy and uses only 4 ingredients. It’s perfect for pancakes, ice cream, or cheesecake topping, and more. A sweet treat that will brighten up your mood all year long. Get the Recipe: Strawberry Syrup.

Canning Beets

Jars of canned beets with fresh beets in the foreground.Pin
Photo Credit: Binky’s Culinary Carnival.

Canning beets at home is super easy. These will be the best-tasting beets you’ve ever found in a can—store-bought doesn’t even compare! They’re sweet, tender, and perfect for a quick side. Get the Recipe: Canning Beets.

Low-Sugar Strawberry Jam

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This Low-Sugar Strawberry Jam has such a bright flavor. It’s the flavor of Spring preserved to enjoy all year long. It can also be made without sugar. Get the Recipe: Strawberry Jam.

Canning Asparagus

Jars of canned asparagus on a black board.Pin
Photo Credit: Binky’s Culinary Carnival.

Canning asparagus is a fantastic way to extend asparagus’ short season. You can enjoy asparagus all year with lots of jars on the pantry shelves. Get the Recipe: Canning Asparagus.

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Filling

Jars of strawberry rhubarb pie filling with fresh rhubarb and berries.Pin
Photo Credit: Binky’s Culinary Carnival.

Try making classic preserves with a tried and true classic, Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Filling. A lovely meld of sweet berries and tart rhubarb. The epitome of Spring flavors in a jar to enjoy any time of the year. Get the Recipe: Strawberry Pie Filling.

Garlic Scape Relish

Jars of garlic scape relish with fresh scapes.Pin
Photo Credit: Binky’s Culinary Carnival.

Garlic scape relish is incredibly easy and a great way to preserve lots of garlic scapes in one recipe. It’s a sweet, mildly garlicky condiment that is great for burgers, hot dogs, and more. Get the Recipe: Garlic Scape Relish.

Pickled Radishes

Four jars of pickled radishes.Pin
Photo Credit: Binky’s Culinary Carnival.

Pickled Radishes are super easy. No breaking out the canning pot in the heat of the summer. These are quick-pickled or cold-packed and are the perfect condiment for sandwiches, tacos, charcuterie, and more. Get the Recipe: Pickled Radishes.

Strawberry Pie Filling

Two glasses of ice cream with strawberry pie filling.Pin
Photo Credit: Binky’s Culinary Carnival.

This easy recipe for canning strawberry pie filling only has 5 ingredients. It is incredibly easy. Make the sauce and refrigerate or water bath can it for longer storage. Get the Recipe: Strawberry Pie Filling.

Chive Blossom Vinegar

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Photo Credit: Binky’s Culinary Carnival.

Chive blossom vinegar is a lovely addition to your salads and dressings. It also makes an incredible marinade for just about anything. It is incredibly easy and takes only 10 minutes to put together. Get the Recipe: Chive Blossom Vinegar.

Pickled Garlic Scapes

Pickled garlic scapes in jars.Pin
Photo Credit: Binky’s Culinary Carnival.

Pickled Garlic Scapes are so easy! They can be canned in a water-bath canner or cold-packed, so there’s no messing with the canning pot and the heat in the kitchen. They’re great on sandwiches, burgers, and salads, or use them on your next charcuterie board! Get the Recipe: Pickled Garlic Scapes.

Dandelion Jelly

Jars of dandelion jelly with dandelion flowers.Pin
Photo Credit: Hilda’s Kitchen Blog.

This Dandelion Jelly has a honey-like, lemony flavor. It’s fun to make and makes a wonderful gift. However, don’t give all the jars away. Save a few jars for yourself to enjoy on buttered sourdough toast anytime you yearn for a little taste of spring. Get the Recipe: Dandelion Jelly.

Fig Chutney

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Photo Credit: Kibitz Spot.

Our fig chutney recipe is a perfect blend of fruit with a sweet and tangy flavor, great for fish, chicken, curries, and cheese. Using slightly green figs gives a chunky texture and makes use of a fruit that doesn’t ripen well off the vine. Get the Recipe: Fig Chutney

Pickled Ramps

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Photo Credit: Dish in the Kitchen.

Preserve your wild ramp harvest all year long with this easy sweet (and spicy) pickled ramps recipe. Store them in the fridge, or process them in a hot bath. Get the Recipe: Pickled Ramps.

Low Sugar Violet Jelly

Jar of violet jelly.Pin
Photo Credit: Learning and Yearning.

I was passionate about wild violets as a child and would collect them until my hands could hold no more. When we moved 20 years ago, I didn’t find any violets on our new property, so I transplanted some from our old home. It wouldn’t have been home without them. Violets have many uses, including making a beautiful violet jelly. Get the Recipe: Violet Jelly.

Spicy Rhubarb Pickles

Jar of pickled rhubarb on a brown board.Pin
Photo Credit: An Expression of Food.

This easy pickled rhubarb recipe comes together in less 30min and uses simple ingredients to create a delicious, sweet, and spicy final product. And the best part is this recipe requires zero canning! These rhubarb refrigerator pickles are easy and delicious. They are ready to eat in 24 hours and can last for months! Get the Recipe: Pickled Rhubarb.

Bake Your Way to Bliss with 19 Enchanting Bread Recipes

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Our selection of simple bread recipes will help you uncover the delicious possibilities of homemade bread. These straightforward recipes, which range from flaky dinner rolls to crunchy artisan breads, are appropriate for any gathering. Get the Recipes: Bread Recipes.

Why Dirty More Dishes? Dive Into These Easy, Delicious One-Pot Dinners

Chicken chorizo pasta with fried basil in a black bowl. Pin
Photo Credit: Binky’s Culinary Carnival.

One-pot meals are ideal for hectic days. Using just one pot to create a full meal means fewer dishes to wash and more time for yourself. Whether it’s a soup, stew, or pasta dish, everything simmers together, allowing the flavors to meld. These recipes make cooking easy while still delivering all the great tastes. Get the Recipes: One-pot Meals.

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