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?
Exploring my culinary heritage, Herbes Salees is one of the simplest preserves to make and extends the life of fresh herbs in your fridge for weeks, months, or more...
A variation of headcheese made with pig trotters, green chili, pine nuts and seasonings.
Salt Preservation: yet another way to savor those sacred scapes!
What makes a spear of pickled asparagus martini worthy? Horseradish!
An education in the wild art of foraging...
Lacto-fermenting everything, I hit on a good use for leftover beans. Haven't tried lacto-fermentation yet? It's so easy.
and a Greek rub, too!
A spring in your jar is worth two in your step!
The basics way to put up tomatoes for stews, soups, and sauces.
I've made a LOT of different strawberry rhubarb preserves, and though the recipe is a bit finicky, the flavor on this one is my favorite: it's simply outstanding. I can't wait to get my hands on some strawberries and make this one again.