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?
Strike a blow against the invasive plant Japanese knotweed by harvesting its young shoots--which taste like marinated artichoke hearts--and making quiche.
As much deliciousness with as little effort as possible. Also works with red raspberries.