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?
A small batch recipe for Apple Vanilla Bean Preserves, adapted from Put 'Em Up.
This most simple of tomato jams reminds us that tomatoes are a delicious fruit. Early Girl tomatoes, especially when dry farmed, are spectacularly sweet and thick skinned.
From The Blue Chair Jam Cookbook
Basic tutorial on canning stone fruits.
Starter recipe for Sweet Georgia Peach Honey preserves.
We're calling this one a sexpot preserve -- buxom cherries and graceful curls of lemon lolling about in a thick and easy syrup.