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?
Apple Almond Conserve for Passover, inspired by ingredients in charoses.
Easier than making jam, but equally delicious. This cherry conserve is perfect for pouring on pancakes and stirring into yogurt, but our favorite use is making homemade cherry slushies!
Whether you're looking for spicy or sweet, both of these recipes are sure to please!
Make your own preserved ginger to go into this rhubarb conserve with orange, lemon, ginger and dried apricots. Photo by Niamh Malcolm.
Strawberry jam is often too sweet for my taste, but this lower sugar recipe adds balsamic vinegar to lend a bit of savoriness to the jewel-like strawberry conserve. This recipe would be great for tiny, flavorful Alpine strawberries.