Ben Meyer, of Grain & Gristle, makes his own (outstanding!) cured and smoked bacon on a weekly basis for his restaurant. He clearly demonstrates the steps in this video so you can too. So much better than store bought!
This particular jam combines two of our favorite summertime ingredients: raspberries and rosé. Since the recipe is so simple, West suggests using the best quality raspberries you can find (pick out any bruised ones).
Learn how to make homemade butter using little more than heavy cream and a stand mixer. It's so simple to make at home and once you've tasted homemade butter, it will be hard to go back to store bought versions!
Gathering sea beans, a.k.a. Salicornia and glass wort, is a very satisfying foraging project. They're easy to spot, easy to pick and easy to cook. Well worth it. The salty crunch works wonders on clam sauce with linguine.