Flowers of the common milkweed are not only edible but a delicious addition to any number of recipes. Now that Ontario has removed them from the noxious weed list you can grow them in your garden - the butterflies will thank you for it.
A simple recipe to make you're own elderflower cordial. Great to mix with some gin and tonic or with some champagne. Or just with some water for a refreshing drink. It's super fast and super easy. Enjoy!
Thyme flower liqueur is traditional to the south of France, where it is served as a digestif and also used to relieve sore throats and congested coughs. It can be sipped neat, on the rocks, or used in cocktails and desserts.
The shoots and tubers from daylilies offer us fresh local greens as early as April and May. The leaves, stems and tubers are excellent in stir fries, steamed and any other way onions or leeks are used.