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 deliciously chunky autumnal conserve. If you can find Abate pears, use them. Otherwise, Bosc or even unripe Bartletts will do.
This beginner jam tutorial walks you through jam making in both text and video. Create a gorgeous ruby-colored sweet/tart jam that is perfect for holiday gift giving or your Thanksgiving table.
Pears in a light sugar and Berentzen Pear Schnapps syrup, and Pears in a Ginger Spiced Brandy in light syrup.