Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
Spiced pumpkin butter with just a touch of brown or raw sugar.
I'm wild for this easy and delicious pear butter, flavored with warm, autumnal spices. It's a Bon Appetit recipe, by way of a friend's elderly mom in Nebraska. Via Hedonia.
Want to bottle up the flavors of autumn? This low-sugar jelly captures the tangy, spicy taste of fresh apple cider. Try this as a light, jeweled alternative to apple butter.
Whether you have an apple tree or go to farmer's market, there's no mistake it's apple season! Together with your slow cooker, let's fill your kitchen or apartment with the aroma of sweet apples and spices without the big kettles of boiling water.
We continue our Preserving Autumn series with this easy apple butter from Marisa of Food in Jars.
New in our Canning 101 series: Classic Applesauce, a tutorial on making and canning this pantry staple.
A recipe for preserved duck legs, adapted and condensed from The Zuni Cafe Cookbook's mammoth 6-page treatise.