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?
It's time to get the tomatoes in if you haven't yet . . . and if you have a glut, or a preserving share from a CSA then you might be wondering what to do with 50 pounds of tomatoes . . .
Seasonal (though not local) meyer lemons (from lemonladies.com) meet last season's frozen local raspberries.
Balsamic vinegar is wonderful paired with berries, which is why you often see raspberry balsamic glaze atop pork and other meats. Balsamic heightens the flavors of the berry. For an extra kick, I used blueberry balsamic in this delightful creation.
The purportedly "best jam on earth" requires only raspberries and sugar, nothing more. Via The Atlantic.