Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 30 min
Total time: 50 min
Yield: about 2 quarts
This thick, chunky conserve is delicious with roast chicken, turkey and pork. (I like it best on its own, eaten with a spoon as a sweet snack.) Packed into jars, it makes a great gift.
"Vegetables are perishable, so we don't have any indication of what they looked like 500 years ago," says James Nienhuis, a professor in the Department of Horticulture at the University of Wisconsin.