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?
A delightfully sweet and sour jelly inspired by the classic mojito cocktail.
A sweet peach and tomato preserves recipe. Enjoy this atop a cracker or bread with a mild soft cheese.
Step by step instructions - how to make grape juice using the steam juicer.
Juicy nectarines, tart plums and just a bit of sugar. Cook it down, down, down and you'll get a fabulous, thick, shiny butter.
A simple tomato sauce, with roasted heirloom tomatoes for smoky depth, suitable for water-bath canning.
The simplest and best strawberry jam, full of fresh, unadulterated strawberry flavor.
Cherry Pickles: cherries, cloves, lemon, spice and red wine vinegar make perfect pickles.
Ottawa Valley Chili Sauce: sweet, tangy and perfect on anything.
A sultry, warmly-spiced jam with the tartness you expect from rhubarb and a floral note from rose geranium.
Small-batch ginger pear butter: surprisingly quick, easy, and delicious. Yields 4 8-oz jars.