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?
A good way to use up those end of season tomatoes.
Mom's cucumber salad recipe adapted for a tasty pickled onion that goes with just about everything.
The pickles are excellent. They have a nice salty cider vinegar brine with some spice from the jalapeno and black pepper as well as the richness offered by the fresh garlic and dill.
An illustrated guide to making your own lacto-fermented dill pickles at home.
Moomins are characters created by Tove Jansson. If, like me, you are a Moomin fan, you will be thrilled to learn about the Moomins Cookbook, where I found this excellent pickle recipe. I have slightly modified it, leaving the Moomin spirit intact.
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.