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?
My second entry in the Charcutepalooza April hot-smoking challenge: homemade pastrami.
One of my two entries on the April Charcutepalooza hot smoking challenge.
My entry in the Charcutepalooza March brining challenge. Corned beef turned in three different meals: corned beef with braised cabbage, corned beef hash, and reuben sandwiches.
For the first Charcutepalooza challenge, I decided on two different seasonings for my duck breast – Maple Sugar and Juniper Berry/Bay Leaf.
Applejack (apple brandy) adds punch to your standard apple butter recipe.