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?
Christina details her love for cranberry season by sharing an easy cranberry preserve with maple syrup, clementines, lemon zest & freshly ground ginger root. She also gives a tip about freezing your ginger root for easier grating.
Inspired by a Serious Eats recipe for Maple Cranberry Applesauce, Three of my favorite fall flavors come together in this sweet sauce.
A perfect grab-and-go snack!
Turn your applesauce into awesomesauce by adding maple syrup and Madagascar vanilla!
Maple syrup adds sweetness to this blackberry compote.
Blackberries + brown sugar + bourbon + maple syrup. Need I say more?
What's your jam ethic? Do you insist on set? Texture? Flavour? For me, it's all about terroir. This gooey mess is absolutely awesome on goat cheese - even though you may want to eat it over the sink.
1 part cherries, 0.5 part sugar and maple syrup, .5 parts rum, 3 parts kickbutt. One of several batches of macerated liquers we'll make this year... Taste will develop awesomeness over time as well.
I'm a sucker for sesame snaps - those hardened 'cookies' make from molasses and sesame seeds. This was an experiment that I share our successes and struggles - and some ideas for next time.
The baked beans of my childhood, reimagined and then pressure canned in anticipation of summer barbeques.