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?
Great simply diluted with sparkling or still water, or added to ice tea...and a splash is really rather good in a vodka and tonic too. Perfect for Summer days and relaxing in the garden.
Homemade Pear Liqueur, a gorgeous fruity golden nectar that will brighten up the winter nights ahead.
A tasty rose-colored shrub for cocktails or mocktails.
A simple and delicious way to harness and preserve the exquisite flavor of elderberries.
This limoncello makes a delicious dessert drink as well as a zesty topping for frozen yogurt, ice cream, sorbet, white cake and other delectable dishes.
Sage is a fantastic herb to have too much of. It is one of the earliest known medicinal plants, and has so many culinary uses.
Michael Dietsch makes this summer shrub by combining raspberries and thyme, first sweetening the raspberries with sugar and allowing them to macerate before combing them with thyme-infused apple cider vinegar.
Capture summer in a bottle and make this cherry shrub that can be used to liven up a cocktail, fizzy water, or even dessert (vanilla ice cream comes to mind).
Volunteer coriander is taking over my garden! This year I let it all go, then harvested the tiny flowers to make Coriander Flower Liqueur.
Preserve your cherries at the height of the season for use in holiday drinks. Sweet St. Germain is the perfect choice for a light and sweet soak.