Golden beets, each like a tiny oblong planet. A farmer pulled them from the dark earth, sold them at market, soil clinging to the crevices. We bought 6lbs so we could make this pickled beet recipe to share with you. It's a warm, winter time favorite!
What's a ginger bug? A charming name for a collection of bacteria and yeasts that colonize a bowl of sweetened ginger left on the counter for a few days. Easy to make, and easy to tailor the intensity of the ginger. Aka ginger beer, it's delicious!
This jam is deep, sweet, and packed with a heavy dose of ginger spice. It perks up anything it touches, like a pile of fluffy pancakes, pound cake, or a runny cheese. From Food Gift Love by Maggie Battista.
Pears are a delight in the jar... so pretty through the glass, floating golden in their juices, serene, plump as Buddhas. Here we’ve taken 6lbs of Comice pears, ripe but firm, & canned them with an unexpected, delicious combination of spices. Enjoy!