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?
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Here’s a recipe for apricot preserves with a Caucasian twist. Apricots are plentiful in Armenia, so why not combine them with some local brandy and honey? Try with an almond croissant!
Variations on apricot jam - including kicking it with some smoked paprika.
Rosy cheeked apricots are combined with saffron and rose water to make a tasty, fancy jam.
Amaretto and apricots are a match made in heaven! It's like pure sunshine in a jar!
Do you love apricots? Heck, even if you don't, you'll love these three ways to make apricot jam, with grapefruit, ginger or tangelo. Swear.
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
Escoffier's recipe for apricot jam, and some information about apricot kernels: are they safe to eat or not?
For the Daring Cooks and for Tigress' Can Jam I made peach jam and apricot jam.
Here's a post I put up in 2009 for The Kitchn at Apartment Therapy on what to do if the fruit for your jam project is ripe and ready to go, but you just can't get it together for a full-on jam fest.