Processing pickles at lower temperatures than boiling is a safe and effective way to maintain the crisp, crunchy texture that we love about pickles! Learn how here and check out the results of a pickling experiment to test methods of crisping.
Salmon is brined with sugar, salt, and spices; coated with honey and peppercorns; and smoked over apple wood. A great smoking gateway recipe: no special supplies other than wood chips, no special equipment, and only an hour or so on the grill.
Chef Akhtar Nawab of New York City's Choza Taqueria makes a simple mole from charred tomatillos, serrano chiles and garlic laced with smoky cumin, cinnamon and clove. The real game changer, however, is the addition of roasted pistachios.
Need an easy canning project to try? Strawberry freezer jam is a simple and quick recipe to try for you first canning endeavor. I love how this recipe locks in the freshly picked flavor for ripe strawberries.
I have never been a fan of ham. Spiral-sliced, country-style, Black Forest,...doesn't much matter. My take away is almost always . Being the type that always likes to DIY, I tinkered with my version of ham until it came out positively addictive
LA chef Evan Funke's unique take on battuto, a hybrid condiment that brings together the chile-infused olio santo("holy oil") of southern Italy with the warm garlic and anchovy bagna cauda dip of the north.