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?
Boughten sour mix? For shame! Home canned sour mix in the cupboard means super quick cocktails. Take advantage of the citrus season, and sit back in the summer time when the sipping is easy.
A hearty mustard for slathering on sandwiches, pretzel dipping and all around mustard-y pursuits.
A quick video on how to prep a quince for cooking.
A tasty little tipple, or maybe some almond extract. Don't throw away those cherry pits, people!
This is a syrup that you want to have on hand at all times. So easy to make, but adds such dimension and value to a huge range of things. What are you waiting for? Make it now!
Smoke ten pounds of fish. Pack it up nicely, and stash it in your freezer. Really! You will always be ready for company. Or the errant bagel that dares to cross your path...
A tangy, tart condiment from Northern Italy. Rhubarb and lingonberries make this ruby red sauce so pretty and feisty, but most any fruit will do!
A simple sauce made with tangy, lemony wild sheep sorrel and seedlings thinned from your garden.
Garlic mustard is an invasive weed, so you're part of the solution, not part of the problem, when you make this soup. And, it's practically free to make. Win-win!
A fridge staple, whether you are making a Bloody Mary or need a little zing on your steak. Besides, it'll take you about ten minutes to make.