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?
Strawberry jam is a crowd pleaser, but for the home jam maker, it's pretty fraught. Ripe strawberries tend to be low in pectin, and so getting a good set can be tricky business. There are some tricks to help on this front.
Blackberry Jam is even more delightful with some strawberries thrown in. During Berry Season it is good to intermingle your berries.
Say no to Smucker's! Honey and orange zest make this strawberry jam sing with flavor.
How to make a fruit-based shrub, aka "drinking vinegar," along with three recipes: blood orange, strawberry-peppercorn, and raspberry-mint.
Sour and fruity cherry (Kriek) lambic beer is added to strawberries and rhubarbs for a tart and tangy spread.
Homemade strawberry cream cheese bursts with berry flavor, and is not too sweet. It's also insanely easy to make.
This strawberry curd is sweet, creamy, velvety, and rich. Excellent way to preserve summer.
This slightly tart jam goes very well with just about any type of bread. I've also had it with greek yogurt, and and straight out of the jar worked for me too. (Yep, it’s that good.)
Tammy's signature strawberry-coconut crackers leverage the starchy texture of coconut to transform a fruit leather into a crisp cookie. A delicious snack from The Ultimate Dehydrator Cookbook.
A tasty rose-colored shrub for cocktails or mocktails.