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?
Nasturtiums taking over the garden? Brine and pickle the seed pods for some homemade "capers." Photo by Scott Davis; recipe at NPR's The Splendid Table.
Quick and easy, these pickles have a surprisingly complex and intriguingly spicy flavor. From Sunset.