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?
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Got a few last pumpkins sitting around. Why not pickle some? Recipe for pickled pumpkin that can be used in a seasonal Kale Salad.
Ever wonder what you can make with Chestnuts? Here is one idea: Chestnut Chutney with Red Onion and Fennel. Great on cheese and bread or spruce up some of those Thanksgiving leftovers.
Green Tomato Relish. A recipe handed down to me from my great-grandmother. This is a great way to use all those leftover green tomatoes at the end of the season.
Roasted fruit preserves: Apples with Thyme and Peaches with Rosemary. Use them with savory or sweet dishes.
Super easy to make Peach Butter with Honey & Cardamom. Only four ingredients to preserve the taste of ripe peaches all year long.
How to make Pickled Green Strawberries, a trendy seasonal food item.
How to make your own ramp flavored salt by mixing flaked sea salt with dehydrated and ground ramps. It's like garlic salt, only BETTER!
How to grow your own sunflower greens which are great to throw in salads, on a sandwich or can even be used in juicing. These can be grown easily in your own kitchen with some seeds, dirt and a takeout container.
Foraging for ramps in New Jersey and four great methods for preserving your stash: Pickled ramps, ramp pesto, ramp compound butter, and blanching and freezing ramps.
Simple and easy Mixed Berry Jam. You can used fresh or frozen berries in any variation that you like.