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?
A picture tutorial showing how to get started making jam. Blueberries are the perfect beginners' batch!
The magic of mint enhances sweet blueberries.
A simple recipe for classic blueberry jam.
It's the way our great-great-grandmothers likely would have preserved jam. With honey and a little fermentation, making a delightful, healthy way to preserve freshly-picked blueberries.
You can can in the middle of winter, and blueberries, since they freeze well, make a perfect can-didate for a tasty mid-winter jam with honey . . .
I invented a new type of jam I am calling Super Purple!, because it is super-antioxidant, super-tasty, and very purple.
This jam is made from only a few ingredients and is a huge crowd pleaser. Try it with goat cheese!
A refreshing summer jam, perfect for taking out of your cupboard in the darkest days of winter.
A small batch of blueberry jam, infused with the flavor of fresh ginger and studded with candied ginger.
Mint brightens up this blueberry jam, made with the food mill to clean out all the leaves, twigs and stems in a wild blueberry pick. Simple yet delicious.