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?
Salty lemons are a'right. But if you really want your preserved lemons to say Pow! make these.
When the weather outside is frightening...
Canned chiles, sweet & hot.
One of my favorite flavor combinations is sweet and heat and I couldn't wait to try pickling a combination of peppers in a sweet pickling brine. I used a combination of jalapeño, cayenne, and banana peppers.