Photo: Adell/Baked in Arizona
Canning isn’t just for the summer season. Fall produce is beautiful, delicious, and filled with warm flavors for chilly weather. The autumn season bring bounties of produce such as figs, apples, pumpkins and gourds, squash varietals, and pears. Check out your local farmer’s market to see what is available for ideas of what you can can! Here are some of our favorite canning recipes to make with fall produce!
Homemade Apple Pie Filling
Apple picking in the fall is a great tradition when the weather begins to turn crisp. But perhaps you have too many apples or went a bit crazy buying those beautiful ones at your farmer’s market. Cindy from Skip to My Lou has just the solution for you- apple pie filling! Her delicious recipe is easy and also provides a guide on how to properly can the recipe. Now you can enjoy apple pie and apple filled desserts all season long!
Fall and pumpkin are almost synonymous. Kevin from The Crafty Larders shares a spicy take on serving pumpkin. This chutney is filled with ginger, cardamom, chili flakes, and garlic- it’ll make your taste-buds dance! Try this delicious chutney as a dip at your next fall gathering!
Vanilla Fig Preserves
Figs are only in season for a short time, so preserving them is a great idea to enjoy the taste of fresh figs. Gina from Running to the Kitchen shares a great take on fig preserves by adding a vanilla bean for a lovely pop of flavor. Head to your farmer’s market and pick up figs while they are still in season!
Purchased fresh cranberries at the farmer’s market and need some ideas of a recipe for them? Check out this cranberry chutney from Maya of Alaska from Scratch. Filled with tart cranberries and warm spices of cinnamon, cloves, ginger, and a surprise of hazelnuts, this chutney will turn any dish into a fall-filled bite.
Vanilla Spiced Pear Butter
Adele from Baked in Arizona shares her warming pear butter that is family approved! Filled with delicious pears and spices of cinnamon, nutmeg, and cardamom, this butter is a great addition to your morning toast or oatmeal. Time to stock up on pears!