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?
Sweet Spiced Apple Butter from The Hazel Bloom starts with whole spices, orange juice, and fresh Washington apples.
Store-bought applesauce doesn’t hold a candle to homemade applesauce. Make a little to eat, and a lot of applesauce for canning, and then enjoy it all winter.
Vanilla Apricot Jam from The Hazel Bloom. Tart-sweet apricots are mellowed, just a little, by vanilla beans. Yum!