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?
An easy, reliable mustard recipe with character.
Home made mustard could not be easier. This recipe has a certain Mexican flair, but the basic method works for flavor combos limited only by your imagination. A nice how-to video is included.
Red pepper marmalade is a delicious on beef or chicken or mixed with cream cheese. It is really quick, easy and cheap to make.
Here's a vibrant Asian-style dipping sauces that puts all others to shame. Fruity, sweet and tangy, this homemade version puts commercial offerings of "duck sauce" and dubious packets of yellow goo accompanying egg rolls and such shame.
When you're left at the end of the season with a garden full of green tomatoes, make chutney! Try this with any roasted meats, or amp up your lowly hotdog. Keeps for weeks in refrig.
They may not be the fermented pickle of my dreams, but these not-quite-kosher dills are pretty fabulous.