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?
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
Strawberry jam in a small batch using 1 quart berries. Perfect when you're short on berries or on time. Rinse, hull, chop, and cook. Yields about 3 8-oz jars.
Recipe for refrigerator asparagus pickles. Small batch, no canning required. Garlicky, not sweet.
A small batch of autumnal chutney sweetened with just dates and dried currants.
Nothing says fall like the smell of freshly cooked apples. This recipe is so easy that you can make it quickly to be a side with dinner tonight.