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 delicate yet flavourful jelly made from Peaches.
Whilst on one of my forays into the bush I stumbled on these beautiful Highbush Cranberries (Viburnum trilobum). Seizing my fortune I elected to make a Sauce to accompany my surplus of duck.
Side by Side Comparison of Traditional and Low Sugar Pectin Recipe for Grape Jelly
Are you new to canning? Looking for an easy and rewarding project this weekend? Try Homemade Pepper Jelly!
Armenian (or Himalayan) Blackberry is categorized as one of the true terrors of invasive plant species, but the berries are so sweet and tart, that they make outstanding jams and jellies.
The Santa Rosa plum is rich and tangy, with soft flesh and a nice floral character. It’s yellow on the inside and red or purple on the outside. They tend to be smaller than commercially available plums, so require a little more work to make jam.
Sweet white cherries and bourbon. It's summer in a jar!
How easy is this? All you need is bottled grape juice, sugar and pectin.
My thoughts on commercial and homemade pectins - what they are, how to use them, and how to choose between all the varieties. Also a cherry preserves recipe and a giveaway.
Don't miss out on your chance to preserve early summer in a jar to enjoy all year long. This recipe yields 6 pints of flavorful, thick, sweet, deliciously red strawberry jam.
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