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 decided to go for a hike and try my hand at making some white pine needle tea to get me geared up for the spring foraging season.
Pine pollen is a free, local superfood that most of us are unaware of! Here's how to harvest and use it, and why you really ought to.
We gather from the pines 3 food sources- pollen, needles for tea, and the inner bark in a tisane and trail nibble.
Enjoy the essence of your Christmas Tree. Make Simple Syrups and Infused Vodka by foraging in your yard. Blog post includes ideas for using forgotten produce in your fridge's produce drawer, that is perhaps destined for the composter.
Christmas tree, check. Vodka, check. Bring on the cocktails!