Subscribe!

Hello! I'd love to send you occasional emails with new blog posts or other interesting tidbits to share. I won't send too many emails - too busy puttering in the kitchen or apothecary to sit down and write!

Popular Recent Posts:

vanilla bean chamomile mead by pixiespocket.com

Vanilla Bean Chamomile Mead – One Gallon Recipe

Vanilla bean blends with chamomile beautifully – the bitter apple tones of chamomile flowers make magic with the rich, luscious aromatics of real vanilla.

Honeysuckle Wine: One Gallon Recipe

Honeysuckle is an invasive plant with some of the most lovely, ephemeral flowers – their heavenly aroma lends itself nicely to this wine.

Wild Fermented Dandelion Wine

It is a beautiful spring, but I’m singing the blues. I’m down to my last bottle of dandelion wine from last year, and now I have to make more! It will be months before I can drink more of this delicious nectar.

plants in pots over winter pixiespocket.com

Container Gardening: Winter Edition

Winter can be tough, but container gardens and houseplants can be brought indoors to lively up your dishes and brighten your hearts year-round.

dandelion by Modern Scribe Photography - featured on "Dandelion Fritters" recipe on pixiespocket.com

Eat your weeds! Dandelion Fritter Recipe

I looked around my yard yesterday, and realized with a gasp that all of the dandelions that were proliferating on my path had gone, poof!  But but but but…I didn’t even get a chance to make Dandelion Mead this year!  I hope they will come back, I expect dandelions to hang around longer than one…

Persephone Mead - sacred brewing with Amber Shehan Pixiespocket.com

Sacred Brewing: Persephone Mead

Of Persephone, Kore, Prosperine – the Greek goddess of Spring, and of the mead brewed for her. Here’s to going inward, to facing the underworld, and to returning decked in flowers and wiser for the journey.

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. Some days, I miss making huge batches of infused honey and visiting places where I could sell them, but I just couldn’t hack it. I have this blog, a full-time…

Cocoa Honey: A decadent treat

A rich treat made with honey and three different forms of chocolate -so simple, yet so delicious!

Saint Gobnait – She of the Bees

So many of my dream destinations are sacred places, and quite a few are in Ireland. One site I wish to visit fits both of those categories: Baile Bhúirne, also known as Balleyvourney, Co. Cork, where the statue, home, grave, and sacred well of Saint Gobnait receive pilgrims and petitioners to this day. Saint Gobnait…

Behind the scenes: a tour of Miso Master

There are few foods that are as nourishing to me as Miso. I used to be a meat and ‘taters kind of girl, with little to no green, raw, or fermented foods in my diet. When a friend invited us to try sushi for the first time, Eric and I were dubious and didn’t expect to find…

1 Comment

  1. […] Subscribe to my newsletter! I’ll keep sharing my experiences with herbs. […]