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Peppers - Canning, Freezing, Drying and other Recipes

Peppers - Canning, Freezing, Drying and other Recipes

You've got loads of peppers coming in from your garden or available at the local farm market and you want to cann, freeze or dry them for the winter?  It's much easier than you may know.  And with these lab-tested Ball and USDA recipes, you can do it safely, too!

Peppers are a low-acid food, so to safely home can them, you will either need both a lab-tested recipe and either a Pressure Canner (for non-pickled recipes) or a water-bath canner (for pickled pepper recipes). The canning processprevents potential spoilage and food poisoning, I've noted which type of canner to use with each recipe below.

Canning peppers in water bath canners Pepper jelly

Canning peppers in pressure cannersPickled Peppers

Freezing peppers

Drying peppers

Other Pepper Recipes


Frequently Asked Questions About Canning, Freezing and Preserving peppers

General Canning Know-How

Picking tips

FAQs: Click here for the page of frequently asked questions (with answers) about pickling and making pickles.

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Canning, Freezing and Drying Equipment and Supplies


Other Detailed Canning, Freezing and Drying Guides and Recipes

Home Canning Kits

This is the same type of standard canner that my grandmother used to make everything from applesauce to jams and jellies to tomato and spaghetti sauce. This complete kit includes everything you need and lasts for years: the canner, jar rack, Jar grabber tongs, lid lifting wand, a plastic funnel, labels, bubble freer, and the bible of canning, the Ball Blue Book. It's much cheaper than buying the items separately. You will never need anything else except jars & lids (and the jars are reusable)! There is also a simple kit with just the canner and rack, and a Pressure Canner, if you want to do vegetables (other than tomatoes). To see more canners, of different styles, makes and prices, click here!

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Lids, Rings, Jars, mixes, pectin, etc.

Need lids, rings and replacement jars?  Or pectin to make jam, spaghetti sauce or salsa mix or pickle mixes?  Get them all here, and usually at lower prices than your local store!

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the Ball Blue Book