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 refreshing cooler for summer days - my simple recipe for Earl Grey, lemon verbena and mint syrup is a real showcase for the fresh herbs in season at the moment. It can be added to still or sparkling water to make a refreshing iced tea...
Highbush blueberries, thinly sliced lemons and garden fresh lemon verbena combine for a fresh, tart blueberry jam that's bursting with summer flavors.
A quick, small-batch plum jam. Lemon verbena highlights the tartness of the plums.
One last cherry preserve recipe before they disappear for the season.
Using some of the lemon verbena from the garden to create a no-added-pectin lemon marmalade that has pretty specks of vanilla bean throughout