Preserve your garlic harvest with beautiful braids! Braiding garlic is an old skill and does take some practice. The results are beautiful, make great gifts and allows you to store your harvest attractively.
Neighbor's tree full of mystery fruit? Think they're plums? Dry some!
Dried plums make great toppings for salads, granola, ice cream or as a snack. Tossed with citric acid, a teens of sugar and some chilly powder for kick!
A long-cooked blackberry jam, made in the French style with no pectin. OK, I used quince juice for pectin. But it's good without it, too. The long cooking provides a roasted, almost caramelized, flavor. Nice change of pace for fall.