Already made enough jam? Try these two less-common ways to preserve plums. Prunes are an easy dehydrator project. Umeboshi is a Japanese pickled plum that is a bit more involved, but mouthwateringly tart and salty.
Homemade bacon is much tastier than store-bought and is so easy to make! Here is a brief introduction to cured meats, a link for buying curing supplies, and recipes for two homemade bacon varieties: sweet tea + bourbon and peach + molasses.
This rhubarb-based BBQ sauce is similar to a tomato-based sauce but with a crisper, more garden-y flavor. It's lighter and less intense than Texas or KC BBQ sauces -- perfect for spring grilling! Recipe is can-able.