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?
Northern Virginia photographer, recipe developer, and avid gardener. My passion is food, from field to plate.
Recipe for refrigerator asparagus pickles. Small batch, no canning required. Garlicky, not sweet.
Recipe for tomato and raisin chutney with Vidalia onions, apples, apple cider vinegar, molasses, and spices.
Apple butter cooked 18+ hours in the slow cooker.
Spiced pumpkin butter with just a touch of brown or raw sugar.
A small-batch recipe for spiced peach butter with cinnamon and nutmeg.
Small-batch recipe for cherry butter made with fresh sweet cherries.
Small-batch blueberry butter with a touch of cinnamon and lemon juice.
No-cook strawberry freezer jam with moscato wine. Make it in about 30 minutes.
Results of our experiment with growing potatoes indoors during the winter.
A recipe for jam made with wild muscadine grapes.