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?
One of my favorite things to do with stinging nettles is to turn them into a dip. And my favorite flavors to combine them with are roasted garlic and fresh mint, along with some tangy Greek yogurt. This is easy to make, and so fresh & versatile.
Lush green pesto, made with fresh mint, garlic and lemon juice. Also including a delicious Roman serving suggestion!
Preserve summer bounty by turning some of the fruit into shrub, aka drinking vinegar. A delicious tangy flavor concentrate for beverages.
Zuccherini are wicked Italian Sweet Treats.
Choose your favorite herb, spice, citrus fruit or berry, infuse it into a sugar cube, flambé it, pop it into your mouth and wait for the taste explosion!!
Move over basil, rosemary and mint vinegar makes the perfect partnership with tomato salad!
A delightful apple relish that perks up your taste buds with ginger and mint. Perfect in sandwiches or as a condiment.
Cherries, vinegar and seltzer create a unique, tangy, refreshing drink to sip for summer.
Ginger - the ultimate team player! Pretty ginger mint grapefruit and a syrup that is what cocktail dreams are made of. Try it!
Use dried herbs/loose black or green tea to hand make an extra-special "Steeped in Love" Valentines Gift.
Minimal work, minimal ingredients, maximum reward. Learn how to make vanilla, mint, lemon, and almond extracts - cheap and delicious!