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?
Fuss-free small batch using 2 lbs peaches, unpeeled. Chop, macerate with sugar, then cook. Yields 4 8-oz jars.
BBQ isn't just for tomatoes. An early spring twist on a grilling staple, this canning recipe combines onion, raisins, and spices with a hefty helping of rhubarb for a sweet, savory little sauce.
A smoky, spicy alternative to boring pickled asparagus. Great for antipasto, appetizers, snacks, and side dishes. Preserve the early spring bounty!
10 Steps to Planning Your Best Vegetable Garden Yet. Advice from a former CSA and Market Garden farmer for making this growing season a success.
Garden advice from the trenches. Four things I've learned about seed starting from years in the garden and far too many failures.
A comprehensive guide to starting seeds at home for vegetable, market, and CSA gardening. Supplies, technique, & timing.
Tart and sweet, this cranberry chutney is the perfect condiment for turkey sandwiches and a delicious glaze for ham.
Just the right balance of dill and heat. A pickly favorite that brings cucumbers back during the dark days of winter.
Citrus fruits are among the easiest to can, and no-sugar added mandarin oranges are some of the best to keep on your pantry shelves.
My first stab at canning with this fresh peach jam.