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?
Mint brightens up this blueberry jam, made with the food mill to clean out all the leaves, twigs and stems in a wild blueberry pick. Simple yet delicious.
We're a little undecided on the use of commercial pectin. And kind of charmed by the idea of apple pectin stock (recipe linked in story)...
What do you think?
Blackberries & blueberries combine beautifully in this simple and flavorful jam.
Once you get the hang of making your own pectin with apples, you may never go back to the box. And it's fun to play with local wines!