Kick off a canning party with homemade heirloom tomato mix, a little vodka, and pickled veggie garnishes.
"My family starts clamoring for my Uncle Hoyt Harwell's pickles—a perfect combination of sweet and savory—as soon as summer's heat gives us cucumbers. I put them on sandwiches and in deviled eggs or just eat them out of the jar." —James T. Farmer
Recipe from James T. Farmer, III, author of A Time to Plant.