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?
Tips for making your own bitters at home — from herb and bottle resources to advice on filtering. (Plus a giveaway of eight varieties made from recipes in Brad Thomas Parsons's Bitters!)
This drinking vinegar is wonderfully sweet and tangy, and is quickly becoming my beverage of choice on hot days!
Blackberry, Lemon, & Thyme Soda
A little heating, cooling, and stirring turns maple syrup into a creamy spread that's great on toast, in frosting, or right off a spoon.
Tonic syrup is easy to make and far tastier than the store-bought version. Plus the key to avoiding tedious filtering.