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?
Use this easy recipe for tomato tapenade when you have an abundance of summer tomatoes to use. All you need is a slow cooker.
The bamboo shoots popping up in the yard can be harvested and eaten just like the canned variety found in Asian markets.
Don't have a sausage stuffer? You can still use a funnel to make great homemade sausages.
Three ideas for putting up the season's juicy melons: Gingery pickled rinds, watermelon syrup and dried watermelon.
Let the the search for the perfect summer homebrew begin. First attempt: A blonde ale.
Cajun style duck liver sausage over granny smith and cucumber slaw, for Charcutepalooza's stuffing challenge.
A great way to keep CSA veggies under control and experiment with new pickle flavors!
Some beers refresh, others beat thirst into submission with a club. This one has a big club.
Trying new things sometimes make you feel like you're in a Laurel & Hardy re-make!
A hoppy, light bodied pale ale... perfect for a lunch. Or two.