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?
With its ruby-red color and the jewel-like seeds studding the surface, this makes an excellent food gift.
Small-batch ginger pear butter: surprisingly quick, easy, and delicious. Yields 4 8-oz jars.
Pears are simmered with brown sugar, cardamom and flaky sea salt into a caramel-like jam. It's fall comfort in jar, perfect for a warm piece of toast or stirred into oatmeal. Naturally thickened, no pectin added.
Thick and tangy peach jam with a subtle taste of oolong tea.
Sometimes you only have a little fruit. Or don't want umpteen jars of jam. This recipe makes just enough blueberry jam to capture a small back yard harvest or those last berries the fridge.
Tangy & sweet bread and butter pickles. Makes 8 pints, may be halved to make a small batch of 4 pints.
Hot & sweet: meet your new favorite condiment.
Small batch fresh apricot jam: quick, easy, and delicious. Add liqueur or not, as you choose, great depth of flavor. Start to finish, 3-4 jars jam in one hour!
Have an extra pint of strawberries on hand? This easy to prepare strawberry jam recipe calls for smaller amounts of fruit and sugar.
Small batches are quick and easy! This one uses fresh apricots and cherries to make a smooth delicious jam. Yields 3-4 8-oz jars