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?
Let's revive the venerable quince. These flavors marry beautifully in a bright fall marmalade.
If you grew up with the stuff in the can, this will knock your wool socks off!
I use the slow cooker, following Marisa’s apple butter method. Since I tend to take a light hand with spicing and sugar, I really end up producing something between a pear sauce and pear butter. I used four large bosc pears plus one quince.