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?
Planting your own herb garden is easy and doesn't require a lot of space. The rewards of harvesting fresh herbs all season long, and also drying herbs for the winter, are well worth the small investment of time and effort.
Homemade vanilla extract is not only an essential ingredient to holiday baking (and to the pantry in general), but also an easy and much appreciated host/hostess gift.
Making raspberry vinegar from my garden's berries during their short but sweet season is one way to make their incomparable flavor last.
Brussels sprouts are satisfying not only to eat (especially roasted), but to grow. Harvesting them well into November is one of life's simple pleasures.
Looking for something to do with an abundance of apples? Make apple cider the old fashioned way.
Making chevre in your kitchen is easier than you might think. And a surprisingly good way to clear your head and reground yourself.
Growing your own produce all summer long is easier than you may think. Here are some tips for growing vegetables from seed and making the most of a small space.
Putting the garden in is an annual ritual that brings satisfaction, sore muscles, and the promise of abundance.