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?
Amaretto and apricots are a match made in heaven! It's like pure sunshine in a jar!
I love Red Pepper flakes as you can gather so this twist is super good with some cream cheese topped on a cracker or home made bread
Things I'm giving for Christmas: Jam!
The beauty of making your own amaretto lies in controlling the sugar content of this almond liqueur. In a side-by-side tasting of our homemade amaretto and popular commercial brands, ours was less sweet and had a true almond flavor. Via Chow.
Vanilla Apricot Jam from The Hazel Bloom. Tart-sweet apricots are mellowed, just a little, by vanilla beans. Yum!