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Part one of an experiment in which I attempt to grow potatoes in various containers.
Everyone knows garlic as the ubiquitous kitchen seasoning that it is, but there are fewer people who realize that they can use this versatile bulb medicinally! One way to combine those two purposes is to make Garlic Infused Honey.
Abundant chickweed is no pest! The useful herb is best harvested in early spring and frozen to use later.
Cranberries are so ubiquitous to fall feasts, why not try something new? Give your next dinner table a bit of zip with a salty, sour, sweet fermented cranberry relish!
Grief is a powerful thing. It is terrible, but necessary. Grief is a mix of many large emotions, and it is a state that we each experience in different ways. It is inescapable – we will each of us grieve at some point in our lives. Grief is the river of tears that carries us…
If you need a quick guide to making all sorts of delicious drinks – boozy or non-alcoholic – grab a copy of Lindy Wildsmith’s “Artisan Drinks.”
Make a sweet, sour, boozy drink with lemon and fresh elderflowers. It’s easy and delicious on its own or in summer cocktails!
When you get bored of a hobby, invite your little ones to join you. Let their bright view reawaken the magic for you, like the wee pixie has done for me with her first garden.
Make yourself a bottle of Love Potion Number 9 with this aphrodisiac cordial made with Damiana, honey, and other invigorating herbs!