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?
Sugarcrafter is a baking, canning, and occasional cooking blog that features from-scratch recipes using seasonal and local ingredients.
Apricot Jam - perfect on its own, or as a glaze for fruit tarts and other desserts throughout the winter and the holiday season.
A delightful cherry jam based on cherries jubilee, the popular dessert made for one of Queen Victoria's Jubilee celebrations.
Sweet bread and butter pickles with some summer squash thrown in - I like to can these in half-pints; they're perfect for taking along on picnics!
Raspberry Jam: A summer classic!
Sweet strawberries combined with a well-balanced local red wine make for one of our favorite summer jams!
A different twist on traditional strawberry-rhubarb jam, using blueberries instead.
Sweet white cherries and bourbon. It's summer in a jar!
Sweet & Spicy zucchini relish for National Can-It-Forward Day.
Red Currant Jelly