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?
When summer fruits start rolling in, you might want to roll out this small batch of pectin booster. Add this apple and lemon pectin concentrate to your batches of low-pectin fruit jam.
A sweet and spicy salsa - a kicked up cover of Trader Joe's version. Easy and delicious!
Chai is an elegant enhancement for tree-ripened peaches. Both the jam and the custom chai blend would be impressive and welcome holiday gifts.
Scarlet, tart and fragrant - This jam is a great complement to rich breads and desserts. Check out the Almond Jam Tart too.
Strawberries and ginger are magically delicious - more than the sum of their parts. I'm preparing to restock my pantry for 2013! This recipe is worth repeating and is one of my most requested flavors.
Tart and spicy plum jam to enhance meats and sandwiches. Try it mixed with mustard.
Ginger - the ultimate team player! Pretty ginger mint grapefruit and a syrup that is what cocktail dreams are made of. Try it!
Whole preserved kumquats with the flavors of honey and rose water.
A super yummy and fresh tasting cranberry sauce. Each of the flavors stand out. If you like ginger, this is the cranberry sauce for you.
My Meyer lemons are starting to come in and will store well on the tree through early spring. I love this tart and sweet marmalade with chunks of fresh pineapple. If you don't have time to macerate the pineapple overnight, mash to prevent floating.
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