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?
Pickling beets; Step by step with lots of photos and lots of cloves.
Italian prune plum jam spiced with ginger, cloves and cardamom.
Cumin and beets go so well together - the exotic savory flavor pairs nicely with the rich sweetness of the beets. Vinegar adds a little bite and salt brings the whole thing up to a humming pitch. A great addition to any mezze plate or felafel meal.
Dark rich Bing cherries combined with orange marmalade, a bit of cider vinegar, and spiced for an out of this world marmalade that is going into our personal stash.
For the April Charcutepalooza challenge, we made Canadian bacon - and Eggs Benny from scratch!
No need to buy bag o' meat from the supermarket. Homemade corned beef is super easy and uberdelicious! Use the leftovers to make up some rockin' Reubens.
Straight-up carrots to go along with a sandwich or a crunchy salad.
Brining and making corned beef
Classic Danish Rullepølse luncheon meat from scratch, including DIY C-clamp rullepølse-press. Tastiest thing I've ever made with C-clamps!
This blog details the lessons learned from the March Charcutepalooza challenge.
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