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?
Many people enjoy receiving a bottle of a nice liqueur as a holiday gift. When it's handmade, it makes it both delicious and personal. Here's a bunch of our favorite DIY liqueurs perfect for gifting.
Recipe and full water-bath canning instructions for the easiest jelly on Earth. Plus, use this jelly in an elegant dessert that takes minutes to assemble!
Mushroom Jam - A slightly sweet and tangy condiment that works as well with a juicy burger as it does with your holiday turkey! May be water-bath canned.
Slow cooker sweet potato applesauce: only two ingredients, one crockpot and zero added sweeteners to create this easy riff on applesauce that has an endless number of uses.
Raspberry jam with a hint of rosemary. Sugar free, and without pectin, this method is low and slow, but oh so delicious.
Need a quick crock pot meal? Like savoury and spicy instead of sweet? Curried Apple sauce is great!
Spicy, sweet, & tangy, this jam hits all the high notes. A perfect addition to any holiday cheese plate, or host(ess)' pantry, or even just on your leftover turkey sandwich.
A delicious way to use every part of the animal, venison pate is a winner! Especially when topped with highbush cranberry ketchup. A fancy wild foods version of meatloaf and ketchup.