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?
Wild rose petals and a wee bit of cardamom marry up, resulting in a fragrant and delicious wildcrafted jelly for smearing on piping hot Scottish scones.
Got a rose garden? Or wild roses nearby? Here's an easy frozen dessert that doesn't require an ice cream machine: a decadent semifreddo made with fresh rose petals and coconut.
A step by step instructional guide for making a sparkling wine with dried rose petals at home.
A flavorful Persian spice blend of rose petals, cinnamon, cumin, cardamon, nutmeg and coriander seeds.
A jelly made from Davidson's organic Hibiscus flower tea and rose petals. Definitely unique, and not for the casual jelly lover.
What grows together, goes together! This is a sweetheart preserve: bright pink rhubarb, fragrant rose petals and heady strawberry liqueur join forces to make the ultimate early summer preserve.
Rose petals and lemon balm from my garden made a terrific jelly!
What we're finding this week growing in the wild areas of southeastern New England, and what we made with it.
My rhubarb discoveries, sweet, savory and wonderful: Strawberry-rhubarb sauce; rhubarb, lavender, honey preserves; rhubarb chutney; rhubarb gooseberry strawberry rose petal (RGSR) preserves; Asian style rhubarb pickle and more.