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?
These zippy, zingy, garlicky, crunchy green tomatoes are delicious AND a great way to foil thieving chipmunks or make use of a blight-induced windfall.
A short primer to help beginning canners and preservers get started with instructions, recipes and links to the best cookbooks, sites and blogs.
Candied blood orange, bergamot, meyer lemon, and grapefruit peels make a dee-li-cious winter treat. And you end up with scrumptious citrus simple syrup and lots of citrus juice, too.
Simply Spiced Apple Butter
I was totally surprised by how tasty this sweet, tart and spiced plum jam turned out.
Here’s a recipe for apricot preserves with a Caucasian twist. Apricots are plentiful in Armenia, so why not combine them with some local brandy and honey? Try with an almond croissant!
Homemade mustard pays great dividends -- practially effortless, it's a very popular and much appreciated gift. This year's Cranberry Rosemary Mustard recipe has double the fruit and herbs, punching up the color and flavor.
Three recipes are available: Cream Soda, Grapefruit & Quince. Put that SodaStream to work.
Tart, buttery, and chunky - what's not to love?
Share your talents with friends. The gang from work came over to put up a supply of holiday gifts:
Autumn Pear Chutney, Lemon Honey Ginger Jam and Cranberry Rosemary Mustard. Have fun!