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?
Kumquat rind is sweet. I found a way to include the whole fruit in jam, together with the complementary flavor of cranberry. A delicious, not so sweet jam!
If you're lucky enough to grow both of theses plants, here's a tasty way to combine their flavors.