Sweet Stuff Recipes

Cayenne Infused Honey at “Keeping Backyard Bees”

I'm now contributing articles to Keeping Backyard Bees, a sister site to Mother Earth News and Grit Magazine. They are collecting articles and information about...

H2PRO Probiotics + Vitamins: Recipe, Review and Giveaway!

Giveaway is over! Pin this image to share the news about this giveaway! H2PRO is awesome! As I've talked about before,...

Spicy Cocoa-Infused Honey Recipe

Infused honey can be a truly delicious treat! My long-time readers know that I used to vend herb-infused honeys both online and at local markets....

Three Recipes: Blackberry Bitters, Blackberry Cordial & Blackberry Simple Syrup

Summer days in these mountains mean many wonderful things - fireflies blinking in the dusk, sweet little songbirds chirping, frogs croaking, and one of my...

Hedgerow Jelly: a recipe from the wild places

What is a hedgerow? In the cultured, organized sense, it is meant to be a barrier of trees and shrubs planted to mark boundary lines...

Recipe Box: Strawberry Oatmeal Pancakes

On the continuing theme of using fresh strawberries, I am delighted to share my new version of my Big Fluffy Pancakes recipe with the addition...

Dandelion Flower Infusion and Syrup

Infusion first, syrup second! There are only a few dandelions in my yard this year, which is the opposite of a problem...

Recipe Box: Ginger Citrus Syrup

Sometimes, I get squirrely. It usually hits me on the third day straight home from work, and even sooner if I'm left home alone with...

Recipe Box: Spiced Cranberry Cordial

Ok, frugal boozehounds, here's a tip from the Pixie...watch out for cranberries on sale at your grocery store between December and January: RIGHT NOW! This...

Recipe Box: Oatmeal Applesauce Cookies with Maple Drizzle

Sometimes you just need a bit of warm, sweet comfort food. This happens to me when the wind outside is cold and howling and you...

Let’s Talk About: Goldenrod Recipes and Remedies

Goldenrod, Solidago, Golden Dagger! Many people take one look at goldenrod and run in the other direction, sneezing and coughing, but goldenrod is NOT the...

Earl Grey Cordial Recipe

I love hot tea! When I was a child, my Nana would make herself a cup each day in her beautiful gilt-edged china cup with...

Recipe Box: Damiana Love Cordial

I love to make cordials, elixirs, and tinctures! I've made rambling videos about cordial making and written up a few different guides, as well. One...

What is an Electuary?

I'm an old fashioned girl. I'm not talking candlelight and roses, although that's nice. I'm talking about food preservation, medicine making, cooking methods, and brewing....

Mulled Wine is good medicine

Grumble. Mumble.  I have a fever...a mild one, mind you, and I should be in bed. I promise I'll do that in a minute. First I...