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?
I've never liked marmalade, but I *love* this homemade mandarin jam.
A subconscious scary cellar memory may have held me back from making preserves until now -- but I've conquered my canning fear with this homemade apple butter.