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?
I blog at A Baker's House (http://www.abakershouse.com). My intent is to create a collection of recipes for the home cook. I enjoy baking, preserving and learning as I go.
Oh so easy-- this lime curd comes together in less than 10 minutes from start to finish when you use your Vitamix. 5 minutes prep and 5 minutes in the blender.
Another crock pot creation that you'll wonder why you haven't tried before-- this Onion-Bacon Jam is the perfect addition to crackers, soup, paninis and more.
Capture summer flavors in a jar with this easy crock pot peach-mango butter!
Lemon curd doesn't get any easier than using your Vitamix. No fancy blender? Then choose to make it in the microwave. Either way you will enjoy this bright lemon curd!
Easy, easy, easy! Make this simple pear butter and let your crock pot do all of the work!
Use the crock pot for a quick and easy way to make pumpkin butter from scratch.
Traditional cranberry sauce with the bright flavor of orange.
This ginger-pear jam would go beautifully with your Thanskgiving turkey, one a bowl of vanilla ice cream, or with a cheese platter. You will find many uses for this sauce.
Orange-Lemon Marmalade, a perfect combination of citrus preserved to enjoy throughout the year
Grape Jelly is easier to make than you might think. Start with fresh grapes, cook with sugar, let the mixture sit overnight and then continue to process it the next day. This is far better than any grape jelly you'd buy at the grocery store!