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?
Ginger - the ultimate team player! Pretty ginger mint grapefruit and a syrup that is what cocktail dreams are made of. Try it!
Save your citrus peels! This is a great way to preserve your peels in syrup. They make a great confection, great in cocktails and the syrup can be used for marshmallows! It's all win win here, folks.
I flagged this recipe when I reviewed a cookbook in the early fall. The author heaped praise on this particular recipe more than any other in her book.
Super simple, yet so delicious! Mandarin oranges make the perfect mid-day snack!
A bag of pears is a lot to get through before they spoil. So, I decided to simply can them, in a light sugar syrup, with a few pear-loving spices thrown in for good measure. It's an easy way to preserve the fruit when it's at its ripest.
This will inspire endless ways to add a hint of exotica to your winter baking.