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 different take (with black mustard seeds!) on spicy, pickled green beans from DYI Delicious.
Beets + fennel = heaven in a jar. And it's safe for water-bath canning, too.
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.