Preserving Food

Apple Pectin (& confiture de vieux garçon)

Johnny appleseed is my homey. Well, at least he would have been if i had lived in the 1700's. he was born in massachusetts...

Saged Pear Butter

I've had a lot on my plate these past few weeks- i had 2 of these in 2 nights in nyc: Then i had 8...

Meyer lemon pickle with Indian

Meyer lemon pickle with indian 5-spices 13 organic meyer lemons 1 teaspoon fennel seeds 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 teaspoon fenugreek seeds 1 teaspoon...

Gingery lime pickle

I know, i know, another one. Look, i'm not trying to hide the fact that during january and february i'm a citrus pickle making...

Can jam January round-up: Citrus

(photo diane d'angelo) Remember that brady bunch episode where jan was going through middle sister angst? "all i ever hear is... marsha, marsha, marsha!" I wonder what...

Onionz limone chutney

Let me tell ya the story about onionz limone. ya see, onionz was a big talker. until one day, the boss told me to...

Cucurbits!

Squash, melons, cukes... I love their mischievous ways and dr. seuss looks from leaf to fruit. so imagine my delight when ms gloria of laundry etc. used...

Cultured butter (and créme fraîche)

Iam happy to report that sore shoulders (me) churner's elbow (M) and one broken lehman's best butter churn later, M and i have buttered...

Spring Rampage Pickles

Yes i know everyone is doing ramp pickles right now. But this is less about pickled ramps and more of a study in spring...

Kimchi

Most of you have probably heard the saying “when life hands you lemons, make lemonade.” If you’ve ever really thought about it – it...