Being a new bride, keeping my husband happy and comfortable is naturally one of my main concerns and interests. I came across the following in an old canning book of my mother's. She assures me this recipe is a good one and worth following. Enjoy!
How to Preserve a Husband
Be careful in your selection. Do not choose too young. When selected, give you entire thoughts to preparation for domestic use. Some wives insist upon keeping them in a pickle, others are constantly getting them into hot water. This may make them sour, hard, and sometimes bitter; even poor varieties may be made sweet, tender and good, by garnishing them with patience, sweetened with love and seasoned with kisses. Wrap them in a mantle of charity. Keep warm with a steady fire of domestic devotion and serve with peaches and cream. Thus prepared, they will keep for years.
--from the Ball Blue Book, Copyright 1972