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?
Persimmon butter: Apples, pears and persimmons hang out in the slowcooker with honey and lemon juice for a butter that is as great to give as it is to serve.
Quick Persimmon Refrigerator Pickles and Persimmon Butter (refrigerated). Recipe at the bottom of the post.
The blackened skin won't affect the flavor of the fruit. A heady combo of cinnamon, cardamom, rum, vanilla beans, and lime makes this fruit butter sing with autumnal notes. Via Vanessa Barrington.