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?
I thought raspberry jam was my ultimate favourite. Now I'm not so sure.
I scavenged mulberries from trees growing in my alley. Combined with strawberries, they make a luscious and flavorful jam.
So you look and you look and then Boom there it is the jam you desire now to can it
The lovely and classic combination of strawberry and blueberry is always a winner.
Sometimes just one added element — the piquancy of pepper, the bitter kiss of Campari — is all that’s needed to take strawberry jam from workaday to wonderful. Here's a few variations.
There are so many ways to preserve strawberries. Let me show you some of my favorites: Freezing, canning strawberry syrup and jam from its pulp.
It's summer and time for a Daiquiri but how about one in a jar. You can enjoy this jam while you sit on your deck in the morning and be refreshed by the great combination of Kiwi and Strawberry. The added rum just gives the jam the island feel.
Super thick strawberry fruit butter with the added grown up flavors of balsamic vinegar and spicy chiles.
No-cook strawberry freezer jam with moscato wine. Make it in about 30 minutes.
It is sweet, tart, spicy and herbly minty all at the same time. I might have to horde these jars for myself.