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?
We decided we didn't have enough asparagus (can anyone have too much asparagus?), so we ordered more crowns. They arrived last Friday and we spent the morning getting the beds ready and planting.
Easy step by step instruction on how to can asparagus as long stalks. Looks great in the jar and will taste great this winter!!!
A quick pickle for asparagus.
Do you hear the call of the jar? This post is for anyone who is uncertain about canning, but wants to give it a try. Pickled Asparagus is the perfect beginners canning project!
What makes a spear of pickled asparagus martini worthy? Horseradish!
With asparagus such a prized vegetable, ever having enough to pickle seems an impossible dream!
Naturally pickled asparagus with spring garlic, tarragon, garlic, pepper and coriander seeds. A perfect way to preserve spring!
My favorite recipe for canning pickled asparagus. Why pay $8 a jar at the store when you can make your own (and custom flavor it)?! Use 12 oz jelly jars for extra long spears.
Tarragon makes the perfect accent flavor for a batch of asparagus pickles. Process for long storage, or keep a crisp batch in the fridge.