Pickling Spice

Many vegetable-pickling recipes call for “pickling spice.” You can buy this in the grocery store, but you can also make it yourself.

Fruit Butters

Savor fall fruits by making a smooth and creamy fruit butter.

Jelly Day!

I woke up to gloom and drizzle this morning, a sight that would usually make me feel like ducking back underneath the covers to hibernate. (I can’t, of course, because the animals will be demanding their breakfast.) But today is different because a gloomy, drizzly day is perfect for staying indoors to make herbal jellies, and that’s exactly what I have planned: a long-overdue jelly day with my sunny friend and jelly buddy, Linda.