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?
Grape season is still in full swing here in California, so making raisins is the perfect seasonal kitchen side project. Described here is a technique using green grapes for golden raisins, but you can choose any grape you like!
Sultanas, aka golden raisins. Spice brine, boil, but in half, dehydrate and presto...organic, non-sulphured sultanas!
Rhubarb chutney with a bite.