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?
Apple Butter, cooked overnight in the crock pot with nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves and brown sugar. Canning instructions included, too!
Spicy sweet Pickled Peaches from Darina Allen's Forgotten Skills of Cooking: good with bacon, glazed ham, duck or goose
A simple, straightforward way to throw together delicious raspberry jam in 10 minutes flat.
Basic but wonderful peach preserves as well as a peachy syrup. So good you'll want to just eat it straight from the jar!
Tips for creating tasty flavored fruit jams and safely canning them.
Tart, sweet and savory - this tomato jam might just be my new favorite condiment.
A huge thank you to Autumn Makes and Does for the base for this recipe. Sweet, but with the adult finish of bourbon!
A simple sweet cherry preserve with bourbon.
Tiny, late-season strawberries, suspended whole in a soft-set, gorgeous magenta jelly. No pectin; plenty of punk.
Jams, preserves, liqueurs and more: They all make excellent pairings with ice cream. What are your favorite DIY foods to dollop or drizzle?