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?
I took foraged dandelion roots and combined them with hollyhock roots, honey and maple syrup to make a root beer.
One man's junk is another girl's treasure: while my neighbor systematically mows down his dandelions, I'm making mine into cordial...
Earthy, sweet, with a hint of vanilla, and very much like honey!
Dandelions are abundant at this time of year- and there’s nothing better to do with them than make something that will last for years- or at least the year it takes for it to be finished. But is it worth the time? Absolutely.
You can't beat the weeds, so you might as well eat them. Dandelions are so healthy...and make good pancakes!
Weed the yard and feed the family at the same time, has multi-tasking ever been more virtuous? Dandelions add a tang to these tasty sausages of veal and swine.
With dandelions everywhere there was only one thing I could do- turn them into jelly.
Put away the Roundup and tap into the gatherer within! Dandelion, that pesky garden weed, is actually delicious and nutritious.