I know, root beer is not exactly on the healthy side of food preservation and canning, but you have to admit, it’s kind of fun. Plus it makes a great gift.
Grape jelly, especially Concord grape, is one of my kids’ favorite jellies. We used unsweetened grape juice that was made of a blend of grape juices from the grocery store for this recipe, but fresh Concord Grape Juice has the best flavor.
Blueberries are ONE of my favorite berries (it’s hard to pick a favorite). Making them into blueberry jam is one of the simplest ways to preserve them to enjoy the rest of the year.
When it comes to jelly, crab apple is one of my family’s favorites. It is sweet and sour and tastes great in recipes.
When I was a kid, my parents had a huge crab apple tree in their yard. I remember playing under that tree and picking crab apples to eat. They were tiny and made you pucker, but tasted so good.