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?
This chicken and black bean soup uses a spicy base of homemade roasted tomato-chile salsa to get the party started.
I know what you're thinking... who needs a recipe for applesauce?!? But roasting the apples rather than cooking them on the stove really gives this applesauce a much more complex flavor.
No need to say good-bye to the flavors of summer when you have Watermelon Jam on hand.
Simple classic hummus ingredients and outstanding results, every time.
These pickled onions are a fantastic addition to tacos, sandwiches and salads. They add a lovely bright and fresh crunch.
This dressing was delicious drizzled on salad but I imagine it would work as well on a hummus and falafel pita or even steamed greens. Garlic, lemon and sesame paste are a combo that cant loose.
The combo of peanut, garlic, ginger and soy sauce (with a little chipotle kick thrown in) is the perfect blend of flavors. It's the perfect sauce to drizzle on some cold soba noodles, a delicious dip for shrimp and fantastic on salad greens.
Homemade hoisin sauce takes minutes to make and is nothing like the bottled glop in the grocery store.
A salad dressing of fresh herbs, garlic, parmesan, buttermilk and yogurt. It's something like a healthy hybrid of caesar and ranch, it turns nothing fancy greens into a salad worth serving guests.