Knobby, hard and fuzzy, quince won't win any beauty contests, but their intoxicating perfume lures you in. Once you know how to conquer these rugged beasts, their heady flavor -- and substantial pectin structure -- make them a preserver's dream.
Brandy+blackberries+kumquats=delicious. Blackberries are often paired with orange, but the slightly bitter--but still bright--citrus flavor of whole candied kumquats makes this jam special (plus a bonus recipe for blackberry-infused brandy!).
This is closed jar pickle that ferments under pressure, carbonating the pickling liquid and keeping out that mustiness that comes from oxygen contact. Crisp and delicious, the pickle juice makes divine cocktails!
Preserve your garlic harvest with beautiful braids! Braiding garlic is an old skill and does take some practice. The results are beautiful, make great gifts and allows you to store your harvest attractively.