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?
Guest contributor, Betsy a longtime FSC Food Swapper, shares her favorite violet jelly recipe while also giving some nutritional information and tips & techniques for foraging, cleaning & preparing violets for jelly-making.
Jelly made from foraged wild violets.
Some notes on my first season of violet jelly...
Including a link for the recipe we use, here is a description of the common violet that may be carpeting your shady back yard. Eat them!