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?
From amending soil to storing garden supplies, here's a quick and easy guide to get your garden in tip top shape for next spring!
It's an easy way to preserve fruit. All it takes is a dehydrator or toaster oven and time.
A delicious apple butter mirrored after Lucille's Smokehouse famous apple butter & biscuits, only better!
Infuse your appetizer with a little liquor. Spiked apple cider dip is sure to please at holiday parties. Use whiskey, rum, or your favorite booze.
Reese's Pieces infused liquor. Peanut butter heaven.
Sugar-free apple sauce is easy and makes good baby food.
Italian prune plum jam spiced with ginger, cloves and cardamom.
If your basement is heated & you don't have a traditional "cellar", you can make an in-ground root cellar out of a 5 gallon plastic bucket! I used mine this winter, & I had carrots & potatoes from October until March! Cheap, simple, & effective.
For my fellow Southern Hemisphere readers, now is the time to get your garlic in. Not sure how? Here's how we do it...
A sweet, tart and spicy preserve perfect for the Thanksgiving table.