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?
Basil brightens up boysenberry jam... perfect on a thick slice of sourdough with goat cheese
Sweet peaches, earthy rosemary, and a hint of heat from the pepper. This is a special jam you will want in your pantry!
Fresh local peaches combine with spicy habanero peppers and floral basil for a unique twist on the traditional jam.
Our local plum variety used to be the plum of choice for jam manufacturers. When combined with English lavender it makes a colourful preserve worthy of a royal garden party.
Rose petals and lemon balm from my garden made a terrific jelly!
Strawberry jam, dressed up for a night out on the town: mint, basil & kick-up-your-heels habañero. Punkberry, indeed.
How to propagate mint and basil roots from stem cuttings.
Next time you buy cut fresh herbs, plant a few using this technique!
Salt Preservation: yet another way to savor those sacred scapes!
How to Grow Your Own Indoor Culinary Herb Garden.