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?
Persimmon butter: Apples, pears and persimmons hang out in the slowcooker with honey and lemon juice for a butter that is as great to give as it is to serve.
Try this apple butter inspired by soft molasses cookies and apple spice cake. It is mildly sweetened with molasses for body and flavor, and good with peanut butter, waffles, pork chops, and roast turkey.
This pumpkin butter is enhanced with maple and spice. Throw everything in the slow cooker and stir occasionally -- it's a fun treat for any October gathering.
Not your run-of-the-mill butter -- made with fresh fall apples and pumpkin, and simple to prepare in your crockpot. And bourbon makes it all that much better!
Peach Butter made in your crockpot and flavored with vanilla. Very easy, includes instructions on canning or freezing the butter.
Classic apple butter is updated with a heavy dose of maple syrup and a hefty kick of bourbon.
Sublime sweet-tart floral nectarine Meyer lemon butter.
Warren pears are smooth, sweet, and buttery. The brown sugar caramelizes, which lends the pear butter a lightly toasted flavor with rummy overtones.
Pear Butter is perfect simply spread on a sliced muffin or a scone. Feel free to play with the spices and tailor them to your tastes!
Pear honey: Not actually honey but a sweet jam with a hint of ginger -- use it as a breakfast spread, on a cheeseplate or with roasted meats.