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?
Starting peppers from seed can be tricky business that requires patience and a warm place. Here's how to get them to cooperate.
Learn the basics for canning tomatoes.
Random things that you can use for the garden even though they're primary use isn't for the garden.
On the fence about owning city goats? Here's some things you need to consider first. They aren't like having urban chickens.
End of season can mean a lot of green tomatoes left on the vine. Don't waste them. Instead make something yummy and interesting like marmalade.
Making your own pizza sauce not only saves time but ups the flavor to 11.
Got left over peels and cores from processing apples? Get as much as you can from them by making jelly.
A hot pepper sauce that you can control the heat on, and a trick to tease heat out of your peppers.
If you're lucky enough to grow both of theses plants, here's a tasty way to combine their flavors.
Caramelized sugars, a bit of heat, and sweetness make a nice tomatillo sauce for soups, stews and enchiladas.