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?
Spring flowers are pretty, and pretty yummy. Here are a handful that are blooming now.
Delicately flavored with cinnamon and vanilla, my newest twist on floral syrups. Delicious over pancakes and french toast (or by the spoonful out of the jar).
A recipe for dandelion jelly that uses a few simple ingredients and homemade apple pectin stock. A beautiful golden jelly with a unique, complex flavor reminiscent of honey.
Dandelions are nature’s richest vegetable source of beta-carotene, from which Vitamin A is created and you can make wine out of them.
How we made dandelion wine.
Since dandelions are blooming everywhere right about now, it's the perfect time to do some wild foraging and harvest your own bottle of wine.
This dandelion wine recipe is essentially fermented dandelion tea, with a citrus twist.
A photo collage and description of the common dandelion, the wonderful dandelion!
Remember, when you are collecting dandelions, collect then from clean areas. Avoid the edges of roads, areas that may have been sprayed with pesticides, or used by dogs as a loo. Here’s the recipe, I hope you like it
It is early spring! If you want to surprise people with yummy food from your yard (note: I said yummy, NOT healthy), pick your yard clean of dandelion flowers and fry them up!
Unusual, very tasty but simple pickle recipe for early spring.