Preserve those summer (or, really, any season) fruits and vegetables with confidence by consulting these guides to canning, pickling, fermenting, and preserving just about anything.

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Jam-Making 101: How to Select the Best Fruit
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The Best Jams and Preserves in the USA
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What's the Difference Between Jam, Jelly, Compote, and Conserve?
An assortment of vinegars
The Serious Eats Guide to Vinegar
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How to Can Tomatoes
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In a Pickle: Planning for Pickle Season
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Obsessed: Getting Funky With Natto
Spice Hunting: Drying Chiles at Home
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Serious Green: Freeze It Now, Eat It Later
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How to Make Classic Duck Confit (and Give It a Koji Twist)
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Canned Whole Tomatoes (Using a Pressure Canner or Boiling-Water Bath) Recipe
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DIY Apricot Liqueur Recipe
DIY Pastis Recipe
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Preserved Lemons Recipe
Cocktail 101: How to Make Brandied Cherries
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Five Spice Plum Sauce Recipe
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Cranberry Quince Chutney Recipe
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Tepache (Mexican Fermented Pineapple Drink)
Three bottles of homemade kombucha
How to Make Kombucha
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Strawberry, Rhubarb, and Parsley Kombucha
Blackberry Kombucha
Blackberry Mint Kombucha
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Natto-Jiru (Natto Soup With Miso, Tofu, and Vegetables)
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Homemade Sauerkraut Recipe
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Homemade Vegan Kimchi Recipe
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Lacto-Fermented Dill Pickles Recipe
Mother-in-Law's Signature Kimchi from 'The Kimchi Cookbook'
Fermented Tomato Ketchup
Tomato Ketchup from 'Mastering Fermentation'
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Fermented Radish Slices Recipe
A bowl of Korean quick-fermented yeolmu kimchi.
Yeolmu Kimchi (Quick-Fermented Young Radish Greens) Recipe
Blueberry Water Kefir, Coconut Water Kefir, Hibiscus-Ginger Water Kefir
Water Kefir from 'Mastering Fermentation'
Homemade Fermented Chipotles in Adobo with Braised Pork
Smoky Chipotle in Adobo from 'Mastering Fermentation'
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Hoppy Red Ale (For Beginning Homebrewers) Recipe
Bran-Fermented Vegetable Pickles
Bran-Fermented Vegetables from 'Mastering Fermentation'
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In a Pickle: Small Batch Sauerkraut
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In a Pickle: Salt Preserved Meyer Lemons
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Small Batch Sauerkraut Recipe
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Fermented Hot Sauce With Fresno Chiles, Garlic, and Tamari Recipe
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How to Avoid Mold When Making Sauerkraut
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Concord Grape Jam Recipe
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Tomato Jam Recipe
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Rustic Apricot Jam Recipe
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Easy Grape Jam Recipe
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Red Onion Jam Recipe
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Hot Pepper Relish Recipe
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Jalapeño Jam Recipe
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Fresh Tomato and Caramelized Onion Jam Recipe
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Honey-Tangerine Marmalade Recipe
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Bourbon Peach Jam Recipe
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Classic Mint Jelly Recipe
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Blueberry Lavender Jam Recipe
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Lemon Ginger Marmalade Recipe
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Homemade Plum Jam Recipe
Thai Sweet Chili Jelly Recipe
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Meyer Lemon Marmalade Recipe
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Bacon-Bourbon Jam Recipe
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Grapefruit Marmalade Recipe
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Bright and Fruity Strawberry Jam, Your Way Recipe
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Rich Red Plum Jam Recipe