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?
After days of work trying to turn my homegrown Chinotto oranges into marmalade, I realized that this was a job requiring hardware - real hardware, not the delicate tools of the kitchen. This required power tools.
Is it possible to efficiently dry fruit, vegetables, and meat in the high-heat, high-motion clothes dryer? My hope was that one cycle of Permanent Press would yield chewy, moist results.
Ghetto Smoker + Ghost Chili seasoned rub + No smoke detectors going off = Brilliant.
Reusing yeast slurry from one homebrew to make another homebrew beer.
Never buy gravlax again. If you've got salt, sugar, a refrigerator, and a weight, you can cure salmon. And if you've got a wok, some rice, and foil, you can smoke it.