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?
Simple Syrups can be infused with just about anything. Here, Rose and Lavender from the garden make exotic sweeteners for drinks of all kinds.
A jelly made from Davidson's organic Hibiscus flower tea and rose petals. Definitely unique, and not for the casual jelly lover.
Learn how to make homemade rose syrup, jam, and drink concentrate with this easy recipe.
Rose petals and lemon balm from my garden made a terrific jelly!
Lemon with a surprising poppy seed crunch, sour and sweet rhubarb, raspberry perfumed with rose, and zesty mango-lime. Via Gilt Taste.
What wild edibles we have been finding in southeastern New England, and some recipes.
"What grows together, goes together." Spruce Tip and Wild Rose Petal shortbread recipe. You want to make sure you are harvesting the new growth and not the old brittle needles. Use wild rose petals and not commercial (sprayed) roses.