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?
No need to go buy love potion #9...you can make your own naughty cordial, made with damiana and other aphrodisiac herbs!
It is early spring! If you want to surprise people with yummy food from your yard (note: I said yummy, NOT healthy), pick your yard clean of dandelion flowers and fry them up!
I guess it's that pickled pepper time of year...saw the collection of pickled pepper posts and thought I'd add my recent pickled pepper musings to the mix.
This is a simple guide explaining the differences between tinctures, cordials, and elixirs, and how to make each one. Includes recipe for simple syrup.
Perfect for teatime; a light citrusy, floral jelly recipe made using the ubiquitous summer yard plant: Queen Anne's Lace.