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?
West coast road trip! Pick up some local apricots, pistachios, almonds, avocado honey, and citrus fruits to bottle yourself up some California. This conserve is based on Christine Ferber's nougabricot and is sure to be a favorite.
Apricots rival sour cherries as my favorite fruit. This year I combined them to make preserves. And made three other types of apricot preserves, too.