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?
The blackened skin won't affect the flavor of the fruit. A heady combo of cinnamon, cardamom, rum, vanilla beans, and lime makes this fruit butter sing with autumnal notes. Via Vanessa Barrington.
Now that cool weather is upon us, it's time to start hanging some cured meat. This easy recipe turns out great.
A sweet and savory chutney that tastes great on top of sausages, burgers, sandwiches, & soups.
A slightly bitter, slightly sweet marmalade with a refined flavor.
This recipe is the best of both worlds, sweet and savory. Warning: may make the best grilled cheese you've ever had in your LIFE.
My favorite recipe for canning pickled asparagus. Why pay $8 a jar at the store when you can make your own (and custom flavor it)?! Use 12 oz jelly jars for extra long spears.
A twist a seriously delicious and easy strawberry rhubarb jam recipe. Take some warm toast, spread with goat cheese and some of this jam. Hot love on a platter.
This recipe is the bomb. It creates the most intoxicating and addictive fruit pickle I have ever had the pleasure of eating. Great on their own, with cheese, in a Manhattan, or with duck.
My favorite alternative relish for sausages and hamburgers!
My tomatoes are peaking and there are still not enough to bother pressure canning. This marmalade is a nice combination of savory and sweet. Try in on hard cheese, like Spanish Manchego