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?
An easy tomato jam spiked with fresh and crystallized ginger.
My Mom's mango chutney recipe, updated with a twist.
An intensely flavored apple chutney for fall.
Easy process for DIY tomato paste: roast tomato pulp in a wide flat pan to make tomato paste. No salt added, so low-sodium. May be canned in a water bath for 4 or 8 oz jars. May be frozen.
Decadent and nearly guilt-free, our velvety sauce pairs well with grilled asparagus, steamed vegetables, grilled/broiled chicken, poached salmon, and eggs benedict.
My homemade ketchup is spicy, tasty and with only a small portion of the salt found in commercial ketchup.