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?
Cherubic little gherkins take on a less-than-angelic bite when marinated in tequila for an amazing cocktail garnish or midnight snack.
A bbq sauce that has all the sweet, savory, sour notes you’re looking for in a classic sauce with the zip of ginger and spice. Slather it on baby back ribs, toss it with buffalo wings or dip your fries in it!
The nine essential tools. (plus a few other suggestions)
A trip to France inspires a pâté recipe. Pâté grandmère is a classic loaf made with pork, liver and garnishes, in this case crisp bacon and hazelnuts.
A handful of fresh flower petals can enhance any simple syrup, and early spring violets have a particularly lovely essence perfect for a homemade violet spritzer or cocktail.
Change up your cocktails by making a beer syrup, adding a new depth of flavor to whiskey and bourbon drinks. And we won't tell if you want to pour it over pancakes too.
A cranberry-horseradish shrub makes a flavorful base for a perfect palate cleanser for the Thanksgiving table, especially when garnished with fresh pickled cranberries.
A spicy fresh apple shrub makes a perfect base for a classic autumnal cocktail, especially when garnished with a slightly salty caraway seed brittle.
Don't have time to bake a pie? This simple jam cooks up in minutes and tastes like the real thing. Spread it onto your morning toast and you're there dude! Why didn't you think of making this before?
Making hot sauce from the hottest summer chilies.