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?
With only two ingredients this spruce tips vinegar can be made in less than 10 minutes and adds a bright citrusy flavour, which is perfect for spring.
These nutritious eggs deserve special attention once in a while. Here is an easy method of preserving and using them to enhance sweet or savoury dishes.
Yes you can harvest your spruce's needles! Gather the tender young tips in the spring and enjoy a delightful lemony tea. Medicinally valuable and darn tasty too!
Preserve the essence of young spruce tips by using them to infuse sugar. Instructions for spruce sugar and a recipe for using it to make spruce drizzle cakes.
Capture the essence of spring in this salt-cured salmon. Forage for spruce tips and juniper berries to season the gravlax.
Put those foraged spruce-tips to delicious use in this yummy (and easy) spruce-tip marmalade.
Here's how to collect and preserve spruce tips - the new growth on these common evergreens. The time to forage them is now, but by preserving them they can be enjoyed throughout the year.
A recipe for pickling spruce tips.
Over the past couple weeks I’ve seen multiple pictures of wildcrafter’s baskets full of spruce & pine tips. You can eat those? That’s a new one for me! So a couple of weeks ago when I was in the mountains I looked for the new growth...
Made in Alaska with the young tips of white spruce trees, this is a lightly floral jelly with a gentle, coniferous bite. Try it in place of mint jelly.