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?
Don't miss out on your chance to preserve early summer in a jar to enjoy all year long. This recipe yields 6 pints of flavorful, thick, sweet, deliciously red strawberry jam.
These preserves combine pear's subtle floral sweetness with the spice of ginger and the exotic flavor of cardamom.
Refrigerator pickles are so easy. And so tasty. And so cool. No need to turn on the stove or deal with your canning pot... Are you sold yet?
A simple recipe for wild ramp pesto. It's got a fresh, rampy flavor that screams "SPRING!" Makes for an easy and delicious meal.
Some thoughts and instructions on the sustainable harvesting of ramps - a foraged delicacy in need of protection.
An easy pickled ramps recipe to help you preserve some these lovely wild plants in the brief season while you can find them.
Make a mini-hoop house or cold frame out of upcycled materials to extend the growing season. Start early and end late!
It's both easy and rewarding to make your own cheese. This simple recipe for Day Cheese - a soft, Ricotta-like cheese - is fun and fantastically tasty. Recipe courtesy of the Edible Schoolyard staff in Berkeley, CA.
Richer, nuttier, & even more delicious than store-bought Nutella... Make your own chocolate hazelnut spread. It's surprisingly easy!
There's no better way to start canning than applesauce. Quick, easy, delicious... And you're welcome to download my hand-painted label for your jars, too.