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?
Curing olives in spring? Yep. The best oil-cured black olives come from olives that are very ripe. If you can get your hands on ripe black olives, this is just about the easiest cure there is.