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?
Santa Rosa Plum Jam with Dark Chocolate
How to preserve 100+ lbs. of tomatoes with virtually no work. Canned, frozen, dried, and a cherry tomato bisque recipe thrown in for kicks.
a simple jam recipe using foraged wild blackberries
Concord grapes are complex and sophisticated in ways that strawberries can only dream about! Pair this jam with roast beef or lamb, arugula and black pepper and rich cheeses like brie and chevre
Basil brightens up boysenberry jam... perfect on a thick slice of sourdough with goat cheese
a really fantastic jar of jam, plus lots of thorough instructions for total canning beginners plus how to skin peaches. Vanilla love!
A recipe for elderflower cordial and, of course, a sparkling elderflower cocktail
pearl onions from the farmers market turn into pickled cocktail onions with whole horseradish root and thai chilis... and a bloody mary recipe
Making sausage was really hard and I got blood and guts all over my kitchen. It was totally worth it though.
this is my version of kimchi, a vegetarian version which will work will most any kind of greens