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?
Two ridiculously easy ways to extend summer: make melon and peach jam. Can them if there's anything left after you've finished sticking your spoon in the saucepans.
A successful experiment with Watermelon Jam.
Melon Jam? Why not? Canteloupe and peaches are such a nice color combo and toasted pine nuts bring the whole endeavor to a new high. You won't find this in a Smucker's jar.