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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You'll make your friends green with envy when you haul out this spicy taste of summer long after the season is past.
Tarragon makes the perfect accent flavor for a batch of asparagus pickles. Process for long storage, or keep a crisp batch in the fridge.
Use this flavored syrup any place a sweet-spicy-sour touch would be welcome. Its perfect use is making a pink variation on the venerable summer drink known as the Paloma (or even a virgin variation, sans tequila).