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?
A sweet peach and tomato preserves recipe. Enjoy this atop a cracker or bread with a mild soft cheese.
Step by step instructions - how to make grape juice using the steam juicer.
Making fresh fruit jam is a rewarding experience every serious cook should attempt at least once. There is one tip that makes all the difference. Find it here.
Juicy nectarines, tart plums and just a bit of sugar. Cook it down, down, down and you'll get a fabulous, thick, shiny butter.
The simplest and best strawberry jam, full of fresh, unadulterated strawberry flavor.
A sultry, warmly-spiced jam with the tartness you expect from rhubarb and a floral note from rose geranium.
Small-batch ginger pear butter: surprisingly quick, easy, and delicious. Yields 4 8-oz jars.
Cumberland Jelly with orange, red currants and port.
Lavender is fantastic. Lavender and Vanilla is amazing. This is the Reigning Queen of lavender jelly in my opinion. The vanilla provides a beautifully delicate element to an already eloquently soft flavored jelly.
The slow cooker is the optimal tool to turn crisp apples into a dense, creamy fruit butter. It truly is the easiest preserves you can make.
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