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?
Learn how to make the perfect pickle, courtesy of my Grandfather (with an Eddie Murphy cameo for good measure).
Ever have dilly beans? Well I modified the recipe and made dilly garlic scapes. I can't wait to crack open a jar of these babies once summer has passed! Oh and vampires beware!
An education in the wild art of foraging...
This overnight cure yields delicious homemade lox-like salmon.
Get delicious homemade pickles in one week, not several, by making them in a jar instead of a crock pot.
A different take (with black mustard seeds!) on spicy, pickled green beans from DYI Delicious.
Julia Child said "It's hard to imagine civilization without onions." I have to agree with her, but I might add a couple words to that sentence. For me, it's hard to imagine civilization without onions and vinegar.
A colorful variation on gravlax.
My favorite recipe for canning pickled asparagus. Why pay $8 a jar at the store when you can make your own (and custom flavor it)?! Use 12 oz jelly jars for extra long spears.
My favorite alternative relish for sausages and hamburgers!