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?
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A step by step instructional guide for making a sparkling wine with dried rose petals at home.
A few garlic blossoms and some vinegar and a little time give you this amazing Garlic Blossom Vinegar!
These Asian-style Pickled Carrots and Diakon, known as “Do Chun” make an excellent pairing in a Banh Mi sandwich as well as many other Vietnamese dishes.
Tart, sweet, and gorgeously ruby-hued, this red currant jelly is the perfect way to make the most of a relatively small amount of currants. I started with less than two pounds, and ended up with a very satisfying 4 half pints.
Redcurrants are a good alternative to cranberries. This recipe avoids much of the laborious prep work and gets straight to the jam!