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?
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.
Gather wild roses from the beach and make a fragrant, brilliantly colored syrup for summer sodas, cocktails, and sorbet.
Simple Syrups can be infused with just about anything. Here, Rose and Lavender from the garden make exotic sweeteners for drinks of all kinds.