Who doesn't love a good pie, hot out of the oven? Canning pie fillings allows you to enjoy pie all year round, and using clear jel makes it oh so easy. Try this recipe for cherry pie, or make some slight adjustments for blueberry, peach and others!
Birds, especially hummingbirds, bees and butterflies all love this plant, but its roots, flowers and leaves are used as remedies for humans. To introduce you to this plant, here is a simple tisane made from its large, velvety leaves.
For his North African-inspired herb jam, the chef at Oakland's Camino uses a mixture of sweet greens (spinach or beet tops), stronger greens (carrots tops, fennel tops, wild nettles) and herbs like mint, oregano, cilantro or celery leaves.