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.
With its ruby-red color and the jewel-like seeds studding the surface, this makes an excellent food gift.
Homemade freezer jam is so easy and so much better than the store-bought version. This will become a family favorite!
Homemade plum liqueur and Limousin sunset cocktails. Inspired by the seasons and local produce and flavours in the Limousin, France
Super crunchy, super tasty, super easy - what more can you ask for in a pickle? Refrigerator Garlic Dill Pickles
BBQ sauce, perfectly sweet and tangy, fabulously scrumptious barbecue sauce... on pulled pork, burgers, chicken, onion rings and fries...
An intensely flavored apple chutney for fall.
Pickled cranberries? You bet, and they're better than cranberry sauce.
Fuyus have a naturally mild flavor that hints at autumnal and winter spices -- cinnamon, allspice and nutmeg complement the fruit's natural flavor.
Matt McClure of The Hive in Bentonville, Arkansas has played with many variations of his chermoula, a lemony herb condiment from North Africa.
It turns out that mole—the catch-all term, pronounced MOE-lay, for a wide range of Mexican sauces involving chile peppers—isn't hard to make. Most versions just require a ton of ingredients and an equal amount of patience. The reward? Holy, indeed.