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Here, you'll find articles about foraging foods and brewing meads, recipes for fermented foods and delicious things made with too much butter, and the occasional account of my gardening mishaps.
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I know that they say “don’t judge a book by its cover,” but as soon as I saw the cover of Artisan Drinks by Lindy Wildsmith, I knew I wanted to read it. I mean, just... Read More
I have a tendency to make a special Sunday breakfast. I brew up a french press pot full of the good coffee that we only use for guests and our Sunday mornings. Then comes the food…something... Read More
People are amazing, and the things that they type into google are even more amazing. Google is kind of like that odd aunt that your parents are concerned about, the one they don’t want you... Read More
So you’ve made mint extract. You’ve made mint tea, and stored enough dried mint to last you through a few winters. Maybe you’ve made mint chutney, mint jelly, or candied the cooling leaves for future... Read More
“There’s a crack, a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.” This Leonard Cohen lyric really helped me through a tough patch this summer. Nothing was exactly wrong, but everything just seemed a... Read More
Lavender Infused Honey is not just for eating…it’s great to have on hand for first aid and beauty regimen as well! You can make and use this honey easily in your own home – I’ll give... Read More
When I think of lavender, I think of soap. Specifically, the little, purple, seashell-shaped soaps that lived in my grandmother’s soap dish in the main bathroom of the house. Those delicate little soaps were intended... Read More