This simple recipe is a perfect introduction to brining or fermenting. Choose your favorite vegetable and garden-fresh herbs and let the salt water brine do the preserving work.
Use any leftover chicken you have on hand. This makes a great "Day after Thanksgiving recipe"!
The spiced honey sweetened syrup balances the tart flavor of rhubarb making this a real spring pantry treat. Use the syrup for luscious cocktails then spoon the rhubarb over ice cream for a summery dessert.
Add a little heat to your bread and butter pickles!
Make the most of winter citrus season by using up every last bit of those oranges, grapefruits or lemons. This thrifty technique creates gorgeous candied peels that are a delicious addition to baking and preserves making. (See bottom of recipe for grapefruit, lemon and lime directions).