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?
Apricots rival sour cherries as my favorite fruit. This year I combined them to make preserves. And made three other types of apricot preserves, too.
I scavenged mulberries from trees growing in my alley. Combined with strawberries, they make a luscious and flavorful jam.
Pickled onions...just what you need for your Gibson cocktail this evening.
The lovely and classic combination of strawberry and blueberry is always a winner.
Pretty pickles are the perfect host/ess gift. Recipes for pickled carrots and onions, and pickled snap peas and radishes.
One sip and you'll feel the island breeze blowing across your face and hear the sound of steel drums. Add some rum, and you'll hear the steel drums too!
A ridiculously easy way to capture a boozy taste of Summer!
Savory, tender, and moist home made sausages flavored with cheddar, sage, and cherry for charcutepalooza.
Pickled Garlic Scapes and Flowers with Lavender, Coriander and Black Pepper
A few tips about stuffing sausage into casings.