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?
Seasonal (though not local) meyer lemons (from lemonladies.com) meet last season's frozen local raspberries.
First time foraging and the resulting ramp and wild garlic/onion pickles!
Finally getting the hang of homemade yogurt! Except I killed two half-gallons of milk to get there.
Southern comfort food for a rainy New England day. Fresh breakfast sausage with ginger and sage, buttermilk biscuits and sausage gravy. This month's Charcutepalooza entry.
Straight-off-the-cutting-board good. A 3 day brine and 2 hours of hickory smoke resulted in some terrific Canadian Bacon, April's Charcutepalooza "Hot Smoking" entry.
From the ground up, with corned beef tongue, homemade mustard, sauerkraut, and Russian dressing on rye.