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?
Tender butternut squash is steeped in vodka until fragrant. The infused vodka is then sweetened with a homemade syrup spiced with cinnamon, clove, black pepper, fennel and star anise.
My friend Alec Stockwell created this decadent strawberry jam, which has become a favourite with friends from Toronto to Berkeley.
No need to buy bag o' meat from the supermarket. Homemade corned beef is super easy and uberdelicious! Use the leftovers to make up some rockin' Reubens.
Straight-up carrots to go along with a sandwich or a crunchy salad.
This blog details the lessons learned from the March Charcutepalooza challenge.
Corned beef hash made with homemade charcutepalooza corned beef.
St. Patrick's Day in a single sausage of corned beef, cabbage, pototo and carrots. Plan ahead and all will be at the ready for just a quick simmer to serve Ireland whenever the mood strikes.
Charcutepalooza inspired even me to corn my own beef. And it was good!
This Meaty Monday includes tales of both duck prosciutto and pancetta—just in time for the Charcutepalooza deadline...
In truth, this is actually two recipes: it yields a fruit syrup that is a stunning Day-Glo red starter for bubbling cold beverages, and also its by-product—my most favorite strawberry jam to date. Absolutely do not discard the macerated fruit.