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?
Make raw tomato sauce using a food mill or strainer for freezing. Later I can make all kinds of sauces and can them.
Applesauce: easier than you think! Cook, squish, and put up in jars. Method works for any size batch from one apple to a bushel or two.
One hears of England's abundance of gooseberries time and again, but how often does one come across this elusive fruit here in America? Yet if one is in luck, one might find them at more progressive farm stands and this lovely jam is sure to follow.
With their intoxicating floral scent and pre-historic good looks, quince are totally dreamy. A simple quince butter recipe from Autumn Makes & Does.
Spice up your life a little with some Blackberry Habanero Jam. Great with cream cheese & crackers, baked brie, and makes a nice glaze for chicken & pork