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?
An Indian spice mix that is used in Parsi cooking, but can be used in a variety of ways with meat, lentils or veggies. Different from South Indian Sambhar Masala.
Preserved vegetables are a staple in the Italian pantry. This celery relish or chutney is a great accompaniment to salumi and cheeses either on their own or as part of an antipasti.
This chutney-like compote features ginger in three forms — fresh, candied, and ground — for a triple dose of sweet heat.
We have done similar projects with peaches, apricots and cranberries. Feel free to experiment.
This is so good and has so much potential! Great on a cheese plate, or spread on a sandwich. Such a great use of all those fall peppers!
There's no need to get fancy with your jam when you've got amazingly flavorful peaches.
My only piece of advice - use bigger plums!!
Even good cooks can make bad things sometimes - read this for a good laugh - and DON'T make it!
When you get tired of all that tomato sauce, here's something really special.