Load up your morning biscuit or toast with chunky, flavorful preserves. They also make delicious savory appetizer toppers.
Stone Fruit Preserves
Put your microwave to use in this easy recipe. For fun ideas, see the bottom of the recipe page, where you'll learn how to tweak the recipe using new, fiesty flavors.
A jar of these preserves is nice for neighbors, friends, and coworkers. Package this with a pretty spreader. Serve on English muffins, crackers, or as a condiment for baked ham.
These delicious preserves shine when paired with savory ingredients, like goat cheese or even turkey burgers. Try them on a dinner dish and let us know your favorite combination.
Jalapeño-Spiked Cherry Preserves
Be sure to use the seeds from the jalapeño peppers to infuse the preserves with some heat. Serve as a condiment with toast, as a sandwich spread with smoked turkey, as a sauce for grilled or blackened chicken or pork chops, or as an appetizer topping with cream cheese and crackers.
Upgrade your appetizer cheese tray by offering this ruby-hued preserve. Pair it with brie or thinly sliced turkey for a flavor explosion.
Gingered Fig Preserves
The preserves need to be refrigerated, so store in clear glass containers with secure lids. Include a note on the gift tag to keep the preserves chilled. Also include these serving suggestions: "Spread preserves on toasted nut bread and serve with Brie, or make sandwiches using the preserves and cashew butter."
Sweet meets heat in this flavorful preserve recipe. Serve this signature recipe with fresh seafood for a wow-worthy flavor combination.
Bring out the flavor in your favorite sweets by topping them with this preserve recipe. Try it on breakfast goodies, such as waffles or pancakes, or even over ice cream for a festive dessert treat.
Orange-Pineapple Freezer Preserves
If you're new to canning, freezer preserves are an excellent place to start. Most use instant pectin, need minimal cooking, and are not processed in boiling water. Even if you're an old hand at putting up, you'll appreciate this recipe. It's as easy and sunny as a Southern Saturday morning, and it won't heat up your kitchen.