8 Timeless Canning Recipes Only Grandma Knew to Make

Apricot Amaretto Jam

My grandma used to make this thick, chunky apricot jam, and it's nice to make something for my family and friends that she used to make!

Pickled Green Beans

My veggies will be preserved for months to come with this recipe's tasty little pickled green beans that is, if they last that long.

Spiced Pickled Beets

These pickled beets have tastes that are sweet, tart, and spicy; pretty much everyone in your house will love them. Beet jars with vibrant colors also make excellent gifts!

Favorite Bread & Butter Pickles

Growing up, I cooked these pickles and I enjoy how versatile they are to eat with almost everything. My two kids now adore these pickles as well.

Bill's Apple Butter

I've had more time to experiment in the kitchen and take care of our 75 apple trees since I retired.

Mild Tomato Salsa

We combine bundles of tortilla chips with pint jars for spicy Christmas gifts. When the children present this gift to their instructors, they can honestly state that they were involved in its creation.

Plum Conserve

It's terrific as an appetizer served with cheese, a beautiful garnish for rolls at holiday gatherings, and a fantastic dessert topping for pound cake or ice cream.

Homemade Spicy Hot Sauce

Using what I had on hand from my garden hot peppers, carrots, onions, and garlic I made this spicy meal one day. This recipe is unique because of the carrots.