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?
A lighter version of the traditional ranch-like condiment.
Gingerbread Butter: festive homemade spread for breads, sweet potatoes, or mix in your hot butter rum!
chunky, colorful, tart, and a little sweet from the roasted shallot and garlic, tomatillo sauce is a great way to use the homegrown tomatillos
Pecan Pie Syrup I made after I made some crisp pecans (kinda like candied pecans but not as sweet).
Deep red and complex in flavor, this chile sauce can be used as a condiment for almost anything - nachos, enchiladas, tacos.
Tomato chutney made with summer garden tomatoes turns spicy with the addition of some chiles and seeds.
Homemade Sweet Pickle Relish
Probably the last of the cherries for this season, but I made 'em into a jam and a syrup.
Roasting the tomatoes gives them a nice deep flavor, and combined with the smoky flavor of the chipotles, this salsa is a hit! What a great use for your summer tomatoes.
This ketchup makes me understand why people like ketchup! Flavorful. Full of rich tomato flavor. Multi-dimensional. You can taste the summer tomatoes. Not too sweet, but just the right amount of sweetness. Not too vinegary. Just, yum.