The Right Combination for Perfectly Preserved Food

Make sure you’re preserving the right way. A true seal only happens after the heating process when your jar has cooled. Use Ball® Jars and Lids to follow our tried and true method with these 3 simple steps.

Use These Three Steps

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    Select & Prepare your favourite preserving recipe Find even more recipes in the Ball® Blue Book® Guide.

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    Boil & Preserve

    The most important step in our preserving process. Use Ball® Kits and Utensils to make the process easier.

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    You’re now ready to keep your preserved foods in your pantry for up to a year.

View our Getting Started Guide for the details on 3 Simple Steps of Preserving. And check out the guides below for assistance with the type of creation you'd like to make.

Featured Video: Discover Preserving

Here's a favorite to get you started: Easy Strawberry Jam

Traditional Strawberry Jam
You will need:
Crushed strawberries 330 ml
Ball® RealFruit™ Classic Pectin 30 ml
Granulated sugar 250 ml
Butter, optional 1 ml

Strawberries, Ball® RealFruit™ Classic Pectin and sugar combine to make easy strawberry jam. Try out this recipe, then make it your own as you discover new twists to this favorite preserving recipe.