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?
A small batch refrigerator peach jam scented with lavender buds
A peppery vodka to make your cocktails taste like the garden long into the winter (and some history of one of my favorite flowers).
Nasturtium Butter for the freezer and Nasturtium Vinegar for the pantry.
I love maximizing the produce from my garden, so I was thrilled to learn I could use not only nasturtium blossoms but the pods as well. Includes DIY instructions for pickling nasturtium pods---also known as 'California capers.'
Turn foraged Elderflowers into an ethereal syrup a la St. Germain.
A delicious tart and sweet jam with caramel undertones and floral notes of lavender.
Homemade elderflower cordial from foraged elderflowers. It tastes like spring gardens in a glass.
Learn how to make homemade rose syrup, jam, and drink concentrate with this easy recipe.
An unusual liqueur made from rose geraniums.
Does everything taste good in booze? Try this simple infusion of dried heather flowers in vodka and see what you think! It tastes great with some tonic water and jam.