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?
Comprehensive step-by-step tutorial on how to make American-style slab bacon at home. It's fun and easy and will give you the best bacon you've ever had.
Savoring the last fruit from the garden, fresh figs in a sweet and spicy chutney simmered with red wine, brown sugar and jalapenos.
One of the easiest cheeses to make at home is paneer. Takes less than 30 minutes of active prep time and doesn’t require any specialized ingredients (just milk, acid, and salt) or equipment (I don’t even use cheesecloth, just a tea towel).
This fig and thyme jam was a winner even before it won a blue ribbon at the fair! A super simple, no-pectin jam that's lovely as a sweet or savory condiment. Baked brie and fig jam, anyone?
Summer cucumbers pickled in a salty brine (no vinegar) and flavored with dill, garlic, coriander and chile.
no time but need pickles? That was why I chose this easy dill pickle recipe - so good and worth the small investment in time.
Peach jam is made new with the addition of steeped sarsaparilla root. Inspired by a bowl of peaches & cream.
An unexpected treat: sweet, tart and with a nice pep from the ginger and citrus. One of my favorite jams to make and eat.
Apricot jam with a sneaky twist-- not too spicy, just zingy enough to be interesting.
This fresh plum chutney is flavored with ginger, garlic, rice wine vinegar, honey and chili - perfect alongside grilled fish or chicken.