Nothing says "My cranberry sauce is better than yours" when you've gathered the garnet-hued beauties from a wild bog. I'm telling you this now b/c it might take some research to find a bog you can comb through this fall. Worth it.
Here's a vibrant Asian-style dipping sauces that puts all others to shame. Fruity, sweet and tangy, this homemade version puts commercial offerings of "duck sauce" and dubious packets of yellow goo accompanying egg rolls and such shame.
One of my favorite flavor combinations is sweet and heat and I couldn't wait to try pickling a combination of peppers in a sweet pickling brine. I used a combination of jalapeño, cayenne, and banana peppers.
Quick, before the last fresh peaches disappear, make this Spiced Fresh Peach Chutney! HUGE flavor from a few ingredients. Freezes well, for holiday gift-giving (save for your most deserving recipients!)