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?
Making your own cranberry juice is a great way to use all those cranberries from the holidays. Cranberry juice is relatively easy to make; it also cans and freezes very well.
More strawberry lovin': this time late-season strawberries are paired with white balsamic vinegar and crushed black pepper. Black is the new blue, baby.
A colorful variation on gravlax.
Too much cranberry sauce? Hit the sauce instead with a vodka-cran made from your own fresh cranberry juice. This recipe makes several quarts of crimson juice flavored with quince & rose geranium. Includes instructions for canning to FDA standards.