Preserve your own fruits and vegetables in yummy spreads, sauces and jams and enjoy them all year long.
Cost per serving: $1.47
Stop spending money on store bought ketchup and make your own! Play with flavors by making it a little spicy or tangy with jalapeño juice or orange zest.
See recipe: Homemade Ketchup
Cost per serving: 21¢
Try using pickling spices and adding several sprigs of fresh dill in place of the mustard seeds and chili pepper.
See recipe: Quick Homemade Pickles
Cost per serving: 93¢
When preserves hit that magical jammy consistency -- spreadable but not runny -- it's considered the gel stage. Jam sets at 220ºF. You can use a candy thermometer to determine when it's ready.
See recipe: Peach Cinnamon Jam
Cost per serving: 61¢
Serve this on the side at every barbecue this summer! It pairs perfectly with hot dogs, burgers -- even grilled chicken and steaks!
See recipe: Summer Garden Relish