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?
Want to make sure you get them back after you give a gift of your preserves? Attach this simple poem!
Julia Child said "It's hard to imagine civilization without onions." I have to agree with her, but I might add a couple words to that sentence. For me, it's hard to imagine civilization without onions and vinegar.
This sweet and savory condiment is perfect with Indian curries, a cheese platter, or just a spoon!
Bengal-Style Chutney Not terribly traditional, but packed with traditional flavors. Sweet, savory, and spicy - a delicious condiment with just about anything.
Since it is citrus season again, kumquats with Mint. My canning buddy Lisa thought the syrup we made as a by-product from this recipe was the best part!
A wonderful blend of Cranberries and Apples that is not too tart, not too sweet, not too chunky, not too smooth...just perfect on a hot croissant Thanksgiving morning!
Sweet Spiced Apple Butter from The Hazel Bloom starts with whole spices, orange juice, and fresh Washington apples.
Store-bought applesauce doesn’t hold a candle to homemade applesauce. Make a little to eat, and a lot of applesauce for canning, and then enjoy it all winter.
Share your talents with friends. The gang from work came over to put up a supply of holiday gifts:
Autumn Pear Chutney, Lemon Honey Ginger Jam and Cranberry Rosemary Mustard. Have fun!
An easy, three ingredient apple jelly: Apples, cinnamon sticks and honey.