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?
It may not be bricks of Cocoa or one of your favorite brand names but you can do chocolate another way and make is safe for canning. We can use powdered Cocoa. It is amazing the kinds of flavor you can get pairing this with fruit.
Sweet. Tart. Rich. Wine-y. Plummy. Might I even say sexy? These balsamic cherry preserves are a classy and very delicious way to celebrate the cherry.
The pretty flowers we see are destined to become summer's bounty of fruit. Identify 5 wild edibles by their blooms right now.