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?
On my recent trip to New Orleans I was on a hunt for Creole Cream Cheese, which is in the SlowFood Arc of Taste. It was very hard to find. Luckily, this cheese is incredibly simple to make at home.
You've heard of regular onion powder. Now try red onion powder...a beautiful lavender colored seasoning to add that onion sweet/savory tone to whatever dish you'd like!
Elderberries are an amazing powerhouse of nutrients. Dehydrate them for a delicious crunchy topping for a warmed bowl of oatmeal!
You've heard of onion powder and garlic powder. Now try the newest addition to the allium powders...Leek powder!!!
Try this sugar alternative substitute with apples. Healthful, full of fiber and delicious!!!! A great addition to any baked good!
Beautiful gems of dehydrated lemon slices. Add them to some warm water for a refreshing mini fall cleanse!
Pears preserved with vinegar and an infusion of chai. What better a treat for a toasty autumnal evening by the fire!
Daikon kimchi is delicious - sour, spicy & crunchy with that twang of umami that sets my mouth a watering. The key to awesome kimchi is using the right chilies & a bit of sugar.
Spice it up with vinegar, sugar, cinnamon, vanilla bean, cloves and the star of the show...poppy seeds! Good bye mundane apple chippiness!!! Hello sophistication!
Top this on your next meatloaf! Or anything for that matter. This stuff is delicious! Made of late season berries with all sorts of variations if you are lacking on fresh fall berries!