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'm a writer and homesteader living in the mountains of Asheville, NC. When I'm not canning applesauce or tending to my chickens, I write the Farm & Garden section for the Mountain Xpress alt-weekly newspaper.
No cider press? No problem. With just a blender and cheesecloth, anyone can make fresh, cold apple cider in mere minutes.