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?
If you want the flavor of grape jelly but with less work, try making grape jam instead. Both have similar consistencies, but grape jam has a more appealing texture and is quicker and easier to make.
Dehydrating is a perfect way to preserve jalapeno slices to use in soups, stews, and other cooked dishes. They can also be used when canning tomato salsa.
Strawberry fruit leather is a great way to make strawberry season last longer. The leather is perfectly chewy, sweet, and studded with tiny seeds. It is a healthy fruit snack for adults and little ones alike.
Here is my take on January's Charcutepalooza challenge. Duck Prosciutto.