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?
These canned sweet cherries are so elegant. They're not too sweet, and the flavor is fantastic with a touch of brandy and vanilla bean. Delicious right from the jar or in cocktails, and the syrup makes the most stunning red cherry-vanilla sodas.
What grows together, goes together! This is a sweetheart preserve: bright pink rhubarb, fragrant rose petals and heady strawberry liqueur join forces to make the ultimate early summer preserve.
Preserved apricots in a delicious and only slightly alcoholic syrup.
Tangy-tart, deliciously pink, festively sparkling. Rhubarb: it's what's for breakfast.
Blackberries soaked in a maple - brown sugar - bourbon syrup. Mmmm, boozy berries!
A simple yet delicious recipe for chicken liver mousse with bourbon, apples and mushrooms, courtesy of Chop Butchery in Portland, OR.
Strawberries have been on my mind. Looking forward to putting by some of my very favorite jam, Sherried Strawberry.
Dried cherries are rehydrated in amaretto liqueur and then made into jam.
Strawberry-Vodka Jam sounds decadent and tipsy, but really it’s just a fantastically rich-tasting strawberry jam with very little added sugar and a deep, smooth, fruity flavor.
Make a mean bourbon soda featuring candied mandarinquats with bourbon and ancho chiles. A cure for the Februaries.