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?
This Italian prune plum jam is enlivened with exotic South Indian flavors. Jaggery is used as the primary sweetening agent, and mace imparts a peppery, nutmeggy essence.
For the April Charcutepalooza challenge, we made Canadian bacon - and Eggs Benny from scratch!
Brining and making corned beef
This most simple of tomato jams reminds us that tomatoes are a delicious fruit. Early Girl tomatoes, especially when dry farmed, are spectacularly sweet and thick skinned.
From The Blue Chair Jam Cookbook