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?
My rhubarb discoveries, sweet, savory and wonderful: Strawberry-rhubarb sauce; rhubarb, lavender, honey preserves; rhubarb chutney; rhubarb gooseberry strawberry rose petal (RGSR) preserves; Asian style rhubarb pickle and more.
This jelly is thickened with homemade pectin made from orange peels.
Lemon curd with homemade lavendercello and vanilla bean kick other lemon curds' butts. And despite warnings from the self-appointed Canning Police, it's totally safe for HWB canning.
It's citrus season - have you gotten your marmalade on?
This jam is filled with raspberries, lavender and loads of love. Get creative and pot it in a fancy jar, it deserves it!
A wonderful bouquet accompanied by a spectacular flavor of pure lavender. I imagine eating this one with shortbread cookies just before bedtime.
The bouquet is amazing on this jam and the flavor is so comforting. Peaches and lavender pair perfectly to accompany your favorite warm breads at tea time.
This delicious peach lavender butter really does preserve the best of summer's flavors! so necessary with my favorite season just over...
How to make your own butter by hand, plain or honey lavender.
Blueberries are at their peak in Ohio right now, and they're just calling out to be made into jam. Fresh lavender gives a sunny taste to this firm-set, not-too-sweet, inky blue jam.