Recipes for Preserving Fruits, Vegetables, & Herbs

Preserving fruits, vegetables, and herbs is a great way to enjoy the harvests throughout the year.

You can preserve fruits and vegetables by dehydrating, canning, freezing, fermentation, or even air drying. This post is a round-up of preserving posts from Family Food Garden. I will continue to add recipes as time goes on.

Preserving fruits, vegetables and herbs

Preserving Fruit Recipes

Preserving fruit is often by freezing or making jam. You can also dehydrate fruit, although I haven’t done much of that yet. Here are the fruit preserving recipes I’ve made so far, including a couple of fruit wine recipes.


Vanilla Peach Jam Recipe



Tomato Salsa Recipe for Canning

Preserving Garden Vegetables

One thing to keep in mind when canning vegetables is that many are low acid and need to be pressure canned. With tomatoes you can add citric acid or vinegar in the case of salsa. There are some great preserving books that will guide you along with that!

Preserving vegetables

How to preserve basil by freezing

Preserve Herbs and Flowers

Do you have any favorite way or recipes to preserve the harvest?

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