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?
Here's how to make limoncello, along with two cocktails that incorporate the liqueur. The process takes at least three months, but the end result is completely worth it. Sweet, potent lemon liqueur that captures the bright, citrus notes.
How to make a fruit-based shrub, aka "drinking vinegar," along with three recipes: blood orange, strawberry-peppercorn, and raspberry-mint.
A mixed citrus marmalade, made with lemons, blood oranges, and navel oranges.
How to easily make spicy, herbaceous, quick-pickled radishes.
Easily preserve ripe, summer cherries in brandy. Add spices, cherry juice, and orange peel to make the most delicious Manhattan garnish.
Collect edible lilac blossoms and incorporate them into a beautiful simple syrup, a lemony gin-based lilac cocktail, or delicious lilac almond scones.
Capture the sweetness of spring strawberries by quick-pickling them, easily! And then reward yourself with a smashed, pickled strawberry gin cocktail with your freshly pickled berries.
Oh so easy-- this lime curd comes together in less than 10 minutes from start to finish when you use your Vitamix. 5 minutes prep and 5 minutes in the blender.
This will keep for 2 weeks in the refrigerator, so you can make it way ahead of time and have one more thing out of the way when getting ready for the big day!
Wondering what to do with those green tomatoes? With this quick recipe you can serve them pickled on a BLT or over a hot dog.