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?
Cherry tomatoes and kumquats are balanced with chilies and ginger in this brightly colored and wildly exciting jam. We found this jam to be equally delicious on toast, sandwiches, and grilled meats.
Since it is citrus season again, kumquats with Mint. My canning buddy Lisa thought the syrup we made as a by-product from this recipe was the best part!