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?
Sometimes you are too tired to can anything but carrots.
A jam so black when you peer into its dense glossy richness you have to hang on so's not to fall through into an alternative jammy universe. Powerful stuff!
A brilliantly versatile addition to your pantry. Amazing on bread for breakfast or with goat cheese as an appetizer.
A hot and sweet relish known to persuade even those most strongly opposed to zucchini, hot peppers, and relish.
Awesomely spicy salsa and a kick ass salad!
This is a smokin' good canned tomato salsa with a kick from the ancho chili. Serve it with tortilla chips or spoon it over a pepper and onion frittata.
A spicy, smoky, saucy tomato salsa, made even more delicious with roasted vegetables. Great with tortilla chips, so rich it could be a mole, and safe for water-bath canning. (I accept no responsibility for sudden intense urges for tequila!)
Give your tequila a tropical and spicy kick by infusing it with Thai flavors. Via TuttiFoodie.