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?
Carrots can be tricky little buggers, but in a few easy steps, you can be growing carrots in your backyard or on your patio. In this post, I share what I’ve learned from my carrot-growing experience.
An easy recipe for a crispy, spicy batch of garlic-and-dill pickled asparagus spears. If the first thing that popped into your head was “Bloody Mary!”, then you clearly you, dear reader, are awesome. *Now openly accepting brunch invitations
4 days of maple syrup making in beautiful Vermont, that included a home boil and tours of two sugarhouses!
Okay, so you've figured out what crops you want to grow, but there are so many varieties to choose from! Here's a list of my tried and true varieties for the Pacific Northwest.
Whole fruit preserves made with Bing or sour cherries, rhubarb and vanilla bean.
A list of important planting times for time-sensitive, short season crops in the Pacific Northwest.
Smoked salmon doesn't have to be just for special occasions; it's as easy as brining, air drying and loading into the smoker. Perfect for preserving your catch anytime of the year!
Slice, brine, refrigerate, eat. It really is that easy to get to spicy nacho/pizza/sandwich nirvana.
Super easy, turmeric-tinted quick pickled baby turnips and cauliflower with mustard seeds, cardamom and chiles.
A complete guide to DIY liquor infusions that shows how to you formulate your own perfect flavored hooch.