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?
This fig and thyme jam was a winner even before it won a blue ribbon at the fair! A super simple, no-pectin jam that's lovely as a sweet or savory condiment. Baked brie and fig jam, anyone?
Homemade jalapeno & cheese and fig, prosciutto & pecorino sausages at Leave Me The Oink.
This beautiful jam is a holiday party in a jar.
A different spin on jam. Perfect for a Thanksgiving appetizer.
Supporting today's live chat about canning, this and other recipes for pickles and jams at Washington Post