11 Ways to Preserve, Freeze, and Dry Summer Produce While There’s Still Time

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Are you stockpiling fruit yet? After all, this talk of cozy sweaters and vacations past can only mean one thing: summer’s leaving, and it’s taking our hard-earned berries with it.

But before you go rogue at the farmers market and start hoarding zucchini, show some love for the seasonal produce you already have. Got any watermelon in your fridge? Lonely stone fruit about to turn? Don’t lose them — this week, we’re preserving our fruits and veggies every which way, from jams and jellies to homemade pesto and ice cream. Choose your weapon — blender, freezer, or Mason jar — and then get crafty. Now this is how you do summer.

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