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?
Gather flowers from your garden to enhance your meals. Edible flowers not only lend subtle new flavors to your salads, they look gorgeous!
Make your own distinctive vinegars using fresh edible flowers from the garden. Then use them to create unique salad dressings, or give them as gifts!
Bitter oranges are way too sour to eat on their own, but they make a wonderfully sophisticated marmalade. Add a splash of whiskey for the finishing touch.
You can make your own coconut extract to give a true coconut flavor to baked goods. All you need is a fresh coconut and some vodka!
Simple Syrups can be infused with just about anything. Here, Rose and Lavender from the garden make exotic sweeteners for drinks of all kinds.
Homemade Coconut Milk Yogurt is incredibly rich, creamy and delicious. It has the natural sweetness of the coconut milk along with the tang from the live yogurt cultures.
Preserved Lemons, the secret ingredient to many Middle Eastern dishes, are easily made at home in a brine of salt and lemon juice. Add in the optional spices for an extra kick.
This homemade hot sauce is made with fiery Habanero peppers balanced with the sweetness of fresh pineapple and mango. You'll want to put it on everything.
Ditch the dayglo maraschinos and make these easy and luscious homemade cocktail cherries. Fresh pitted cherries marinate in a mixture of cherry brandy and Amaretto, with a splash of tart pomegranate juice for color.
Become your own master tea blender using tangerine peel, hibiscus, and jasmine. Homemade tea is fresher, more flavorful and healthier than anything you can buy in a store.