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?
Combine two chilis (serrano and jalepeno) for this stupendous salsa to accompany all your favorite dishes. (Try it on your mornings eggs!)
Liqueurs can take days or even months to make, but a simple tea liqueur can be done in just a few hours. Try it with chai, genmai cha, Earl Grey, jasmine green or whatever tea is to your taste.
A traditional Azorean liqueur, made to be served around the holidays. Lemon causes milk solids to coagulate, leaving a sweet, yellow liqueur known as o xixi do menino Jesus, or baby Jesus pee.
Hints for planning and preparing the drinks ahead for a party of 40-60 people, including basil-infused gin for a Lonsdale, and home-brewed ginger beer.
Chef Judy Rodgers has passed, but her legacy lives on. Like all of her food, these are simple yet perfect, sweet, tangy and crunchy.
Punchy key lime curd is delicious spread on breakfast toast, dolloped onto cake, or slathered between graham crackers. From Karen Solomon, author of Asian Pickles and Jam It, Pickle It, Cure It.
The addition of Sichuan peppercorns, ginger, and red chile flakes adds complexity and polish to this versatile syrup. Drizzle it on pancakes, yogurt, and ice cream.
Developed by cookbook author Karen Solomon, this tangy, piquant Asian pear pickle tastes great on its own, on a chicken sandwich, in an arugula salad, or paired with blue cheese. If you can't find Asian pears, any kind of pear can be subbed in here;
This tasty cashew butter is jazzed up with a little spice- perfect for apple slices or slathering on your next sandwich.
How to Make your own cultured or European style butter, with real buttermilk as a delicious byproduct!