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?
DAMN SON, that's some nice Damson Plum butter! The sour skin and sweet flesh of muscadine grapes complement the tangy, sour damson plums as I cooked them down into deliciousness.
Juicy nectarines, tart plums and just a bit of sugar. Cook it down, down, down and you'll get a fabulous, thick, shiny butter.
Plums do the fruit butter thing so well. This one is dressed for the holidays with orange zest, cardamom, vanilla, and bay.
Smooth & creamy blueberry plum butter, made in the slow cooker.
A summer variation of a classic fruit butter (apple), a perfect opportunity for a novice "canner".
Cranberries and plums come together into one delicious, spreadable fruit fiesta at home sandwiched between cookies or spread on toast.
Damson is the queen of all the plums and Damson Butter is the king of all the fruit butters. Traditionally it is prepared without sugar and simmered on low heat for many hours, in 2 or 3 days. Thanks to this process it keeps in jars for long years.