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?
Step by step instructions - how to make grape juice using the steam juicer.
A lovely French style preserves, elegant and sophisticated. Exceptional with cheese. And a little story - NPR visits my kitchen.
Canning Spicy Asian Plum Sauce and then making pork chops with the sauce.
Canning tomatoes with Linda Wertheimer from NPR's Morning Edition. Recipe & directions for canning crushed tomatoes. And a recipe for a Mexican style vegetarian casserole.
Don't tell me the Alinea cookbook isn't "cookable," because it is. Case in point: this recipe. Slice, cut, pickle, enjoy.