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?
Recipe and full water-bath canning instructions for the easiest jelly on Earth. Plus, use this jelly in an elegant dessert that takes minutes to assemble!
Raspberry jam with a hint of rosemary. Sugar free, and without pectin, this method is low and slow, but oh so delicious.
Making homemade medicine doesn't have to be difficult! An easy place to start is with a DIY immune-boosting, homemade elderberry syrup or jelly to add to your pantry shelf.
This beginner jam tutorial walks you through jam making in both text and video. Create a gorgeous ruby-colored sweet/tart jam that is perfect for holiday gift giving or your Thanksgiving table.
Chunky apple conserve is perfect on pancakes. Nothing says Autumn quite like apples - toss it in hand pies for a quick Fall dessert!
This strawberry curd is sweet, creamy, velvety, and rich. Excellent way to preserve summer.
Have a surplus of apples this fall? Turn them into dulce de manzana, an apple version of the Spanish quince paste membrillo. This recipe finishes in the oven to avoid that annoying jam spatter.
Plum Cheese with lime, pepper and vanilla, a flavoursome addition to any cheese board and a great foodie gift too.
Many preserving recipes call for fresh juice or seeds from a pomegranate. If you're unfamiliar with how to handle this fruit, here's a few tips on how to most efficiently open a pomegranate, extract the seeds and juice them.
With its ruby-red color and the jewel-like seeds studding the surface, this makes an excellent food gift.