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?
We like using this jam for pork and venison roasts. It's also really nice on ice cream. Red currants are tart, so they need some help to sweeten them up. The blood orange and raspberries add some sweet while marrying well with tart.
These marinated mushrooms make use of Italian herbs, zesty garlic, crushed red pepper flakes and black pepper. Nibble straight from the jar or add to salads, antipasto plates or charcuterie plates.
A classic version of Thanksgiving cranberry sauce flavored with ginger and orange. Make now while cranberries are in season and can for the holidays! Also delicious with sharp cheeses.
A seasonal pear chutney spiked with three different kinds of ginger.
Jalapeño Jam made with peppers, apples, and lemons for a sweet and spicy jam.
A tart and faintly sweet hibiscus fruit (rosella), blueberry, and fresh ginger jam. Perfect atop a scone or fresh baked biscuit.
Hot pickled radishes with fresh cayenne peppers, cilantro, and garlic. Taco ready!
A rich spaghetti sauce with sausage for pressure canning.
Red Pepper and Chili Jam. Spicy and Sweet. Delish for cheese plates. Makes a good holiday gift.
The grapes are ripe - it's time to make juice! Homemade grape juice is one of the easiest fruits to can. All it takes is 3 ingredients, a little time, and you can enjoy it in the months ahead!