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?
Developed by cookbook author Karen Solomon, this tangy, piquant Asian pear pickle tastes great on its own, on a chicken sandwich, in an arugula salad, or paired with blue cheese. If you can't find Asian pears, any kind of pear can be subbed in here;
Looking for a way to can the flavors of the season? Apples, pears, and other fall fruits canned with cider and mulling spices add a kick to desserts and side dishes.
Why in the world would you want to spend hours with a paring knife to peel away the pink? Of course your life does change when you have a stick blender.
Fall fruits canned with wine, honey, and pie spices for the flavors of a good cyser-mead mixed with apples. A simple, smooth gift idea to can now for the fall holidays.
A simple spiced pear compote perfect for fall.
This jam combines raspberries and pears for a taste that is as sweet and fruity as a tall cup of Hawaiian Punch. Very kid friendly, and using frozen raspberries makes this an all-season recipe.
Warren pears are smooth, sweet, and buttery. The brown sugar caramelizes, which lends the pear butter a lightly toasted flavor with rummy overtones.
Pear Butter is perfect simply spread on a sliced muffin or a scone. Feel free to play with the spices and tailor them to your tastes!
Pear honey: Not actually honey but a sweet jam with a hint of ginger -- use it as a breakfast spread, on a cheeseplate or with roasted meats.
It's an easy way to preserve fruit. All it takes is a dehydrator or toaster oven and time.