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 out of whack kumquat tree yielded a bunch of ripe fruit in the middle of the summer, which led to a happy accident of a recipe - Blackberry Kumquat Cardamom Jam!
Pickled beets, turned into beet pickled eggs, destined to be beet pickled deviled eggs!