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?
Tweaking a family favorite. With enough wild plums to experiment, I tried one with added pectin, one with no pectin and (the big winner) plum and pineapple with 5 spice.
Spicy and sweet pickled cherries are the natural accompaniment to barbecue or roasted pork. And the recipe, which uses fresh dark red Bing cherries and is made without canning, couldn't be easier.
Kumquats were made for this.
Commercial ketchups often contain high-fructose corn syrup and other nasty mystery ingredients. Making your own is easy and delicious! This Asian-inspired ketchup will blow away the store-bought competition at your next barbecue.
This recipe is the bomb. It creates the most intoxicating and addictive fruit pickle I have ever had the pleasure of eating. Great on their own, with cheese, in a Manhattan, or with duck.