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?
In Scotland the Jack O'lantern was traditionally made from a turnip not a pumpkin, so here is a halloween recipe for a tasty and different jam made from this seasonal veggie, the turnip (or neeps as we call them here in Scotland)