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?
This year . . . like most other years . . . I planted a variety of hot peppers in my garden.
Because peppers are a low acid food they need to be pressure canned.
Introduction to canning basics and a simple recipe for refrigerator, or water-bath canned pickled pepper rings