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?
If you're deep in the red, use one of these methods to savor the taste of summer all winter long.
A post that details five different ways to preserve grape, cherry and sungold tomatoes.
Nothing screams summer quite like the taste of sweet corn in the dead of winter!
A simple, straightforward tutorial on processing sweet corn for freezing.
Roasting Hatch chiles is easy on the stovetop with a griddle! Peel, seed, chop and freeze in small containers for storage.
How to preserve 100+ lbs. of tomatoes with virtually no work. Canned, frozen, dried, and a cherry tomato bisque recipe thrown in for kicks.
A how-to for making your own pesto and pizza dough to use now or freeze for later use. Both recipes can be made in small batches or multiplied for larger quantities.
If I can make only one tomato-y thing to remind me of summer all winter long, it would be this uncooked tomato sauce, frozen in batches. Perfection in its simplicity!
How to Freeze Fresh Shelling Beans
A step-by-step tutorial on making a quick, easy, unreduced tomato sauce to use in the winter. Instead of canning, this sauce is frozen in Ziploc bags, saving both time and clean-up.