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?
The pretty flowery onion vinegar is a snap to make (2 ingredients!) & great used as a finish to pan sautéd proteins, greens & veggies. Also works well in salad dressings & dirty martinis with a chive blossom pickle sunk in the bottom of the glass.
Chive vinegar is as pretty as a picture and tastes wonderful on a simple green salad
This painstakingly (but satisfyingly) hand-whisked mayonnaise can be made for quick use or lacto-fermented for longer storage. Plus, toss some blossoms in vinegar to give it extra kick.
when you're harvesting onions and garlic, don't throw away the tops. save them and put them in vinegar for a deliciously bright infused vinegar.
Chive blossom vinegar. Turn those pretty blooms into a vibrant vinegar to last you all summer long.
Making chive blossom vinegar is as easy as combining purple chive blossoms with white vinegar and letting them steep for a time.