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?
Tomato chutney made with summer garden tomatoes turns spicy with the addition of some chiles and seeds.
Small-batch sour cherry preserves spiked with chile de árbol. Just the thing for Hot Cherry Daiquiris.
Super thick strawberry fruit butter with the added grown up flavors of balsamic vinegar and spicy chiles.
Tender yet crisp carrot rounds that have been marinated in a tangy, earthy blend of vinegar, oregano, cumin, onions, and chiles de arbol. A few slices of jalapeño are added for extra heat, but unlike other escabeches, carrots play the leading role.
When you have too many carrots all at once pickling can be your savior!