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?
Simple infusions extend the options in your pantry as well as use eveyr bit of `fruit by-product` from your preserving effort. Extend your pantry with a few moments of work.
Sometimes a batch of preserves just don't cooperate and won't do what you want them to do. Don't lose the fun, adapt your plan and move on - that's where these smashed peaches came from.
Here’s a recipe for apricot preserves with a Caucasian twist. Apricots are plentiful in Armenia, so why not combine them with some local brandy and honey? Try with an almond croissant!
This is a very simple way to make preserves that can be used later as pie filling by just added some cornstarch or tapioca.
This recipe works with either brandy or rum.
Get ready for summertime cocktails and make your own triple sec. Quick! Before citrus season ends!
Better late than never, this is my blog for Charcutepalooza challenge #1 - Duck Prosciutto.
Pears in a light sugar and Berentzen Pear Schnapps syrup, and Pears in a Ginger Spiced Brandy in light syrup.
Alcohol and fruit go so nicely together, especially during autumn. Here's a great idea for a unique, homemade holiday gift. The persimmon rings look lovely in the jar and taste delicious on all sorts of desserts. Trifle, anyone?
Applejack (apple brandy) adds punch to your standard apple butter recipe.