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?
Cool it down with some cilantro and coconut.
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.