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?
Cooler, crisp days and oblique light. Autumn is upon us, and with it the first fall fruit that comes to mind. Juicy, sweet pears are delicious and versatile. Here's almost a dozen ways to preserve the bounty of the season.
This is about as simple as cheddar gets. Experience the gratifying feeling of making your own hard cheese!
Peach Pickles: sweet and savoury pickles that are great on their own and even better as part of a breakfast parfait
Tammy's signature strawberry-coconut crackers leverage the starchy texture of coconut to transform a fruit leather into a crisp cookie. A delicious snack from The Ultimate Dehydrator Cookbook.
A perfect way to savor the sweet heat of summer, during the cold winter months. Included is a perfect easy way to keep ferments and preserved herbs under the liquid!
You don't need a cider press to make some great natural cider at home-- it's pretty simple, with a few basic bits of equipment and a juicer.
Raita Dip is cool and creamy and the perfect partner for hot spicy foods like curry.
Easy process for DIY tomato paste: roast tomato pulp in a wide flat pan to make tomato paste. No salt added, so low-sodium. May be canned in a water bath for 4 or 8 oz jars. May be frozen.
Kombucha made with coffee instead of tea! This recipe uses a cold-brew method to make coffee, which brings out subtler notes than heat-brewed.
In this recipe, ripe plums get tossed with spicy chile de árbol, orange peel and thyme to imbue a spicy, floral flavor.
A delightfully sweet and sour jelly inspired by the classic mojito cocktail.
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