Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
Trap the essence of the long lazy days of summer in this clover and wild rose infused syrup. Take a walk in a meadow to collect the flowers for this recipe. Reminiscent of honey, use as a substitute for corn syrup or, well, honey.
Much of what's underfoot this time of year--tender young dandelion, sharp wild garlic, even forsythia blossoms--is edible.
What we're finding this week growing in the wild areas of southeastern New England, and what we made with it.