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?
My name is Jane. Here are the adventures of a happy, Canadian, wife and mummy who loves to: cook, drink wine, redo our vintage Boler and blog at www.janesadventuresindinner.com . Glad you're along for the ride.
Herby mix does double duty as a marinade and condiment on this super moist chicken.
Tea Smoked Trout: brined and smoked. So easy to do at home and super yummy.
Homemade Creme de Menthe: nostalgia overload but even better than the original memory. An easy, quick gift.
Key Lime and Ginger Marmalade: quick marmalade to make and perfect for gift giving.
Pickled Beets: nostalgia in a jar. Sunshiney, tangy and crisp.
Cherry Port Jam: thick, delicious, faintly boozy and good spread on anything.
Pickled Pears: sugar pears, spiced and pickled. Ready to enjoy while the snow flies.
Peach Pickles: sweet and savoury pickles that are great on their own and even better as part of a breakfast parfait
Cherry Pickles: cherries, cloves, lemon, spice and red wine vinegar make perfect pickles.
Ottawa Valley Chili Sauce: sweet, tangy and perfect on anything.