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?
Spied gooseberries at your local farmers market? Here are some ideas for how to use them, including a recipe for a straightforward gooseberry jam.
Strawberry and tomato jam for the real taste of summer sunshine.
Strawberry jam in a small batch using 1 quart berries. Perfect when you're short on berries or on time. Rinse, hull, chop, and cook. Yields about 3 8-oz jars.
A super simple recipe for homemade marionberry freezer jam.
Rhubarb, a reddish pink vegetable that grows in celery-like stalks and is harvested through the late summer, has a pleasing tartness, so it pairs well with sweet strawberries in a jam.
This ruby red jam is the perfect combination of sweet and tart and brings summer and fall flavors together beautifully.
A tangy jam made with fresh tasmanian raspberries and the juice of homegrown organic pomegranate.
Blackberry Ketchup - a complex combination of blackberries, blackberry balsamic vinegar and a few special ingredients.
Fig and Strawberry Jam: Preserving the harvest
Making a couple of jars of this simple jam is a great way to preserve the short-lived glut of raspberries.