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?
Spiced pickled pears are sweet and slightly tangy. They are equally at home with desserts or savory foods and are great as a snack right out of the jar.
Cloves and cinnamon flavor these pickled Italian plums.
Oh, my pickled grapes! A recipe sure to impress and our quest for the perfect bite...
Pickled watermelon goes from being a simple pickle recipe to an elegant appetizer with the addition of sustainable seafood.
Grapes pickled in a sugary wine vinegar syrup. From an old Shaker recipe.
You haven't lived until you try Linda Ziedrich's mom's addictive spiced pickled prunes. Ziedrich is a canning guru, the author of "The Joy of Pickling" and "The Joy of Jams." I had the pleasure of interviewing her at her farm in Scio, Oregon.