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 can't wait for the berries to ripen! I am testing out a free mulch for the strawberry patch this year--pine needles.
With an abundance of rhubarb harvested, it was time to start canning this season. Making chutney is something I have not tried before and now I wonder why I waited so long? Tart, sweet, and spicy--it is so delicious.