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?
Tart plums add a perfect balance to sweet cherries in this truly summery jam.
A recipe based on one from Linda Ziedrich's The Joy of Jams, Jellies, and Other Sweet Preserves. Her recipe is for Damson plums and does not include cardamon.
Santa rosa plums w/ a hint of chocolate, sage and honey.
Sweet plum jam with a hint of cinnamon (in German and English)
Recipes for Cranberry Jalapeno Jam and Spiced Port & Plum Jelly.
This Italian prune plum jam is enlivened with exotic South Indian flavors. Jaggery is used as the primary sweetening agent, and mace imparts a peppery, nutmeggy essence.
Plum jam with a splash of bourbon...simple and spontaneous.
Amazing jam made from Italian Prune Plums
A small batch of star anise-infused plum jam.
Tiny, enigmatic ground cherries can enrich the flavor of other fruits. Here, they mix with frozen summertime plums to make a wonderful fall jam.