booze

Recipe Box: One Gallon of Elderberry Mead

Elderberries are delicious! So is Elderberry Mead.  Even more than just being tasty, elderberries are useful and quite a potent medicine. I make jars full...

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...

Strawberry Mango Mojito Jam Recipe (small batch)

You might remember that earlier this month I had a Strawberry Jam Session after getting a big bucket of fresh berries at the Asheville Herb...

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...

A Poltergeist in my Booze Cabinet!

just a portion of the selection... I just don't know what happened, y'all... One minute, the booze cabinet was all happy...

Recipe Box: Earl Grey Cordial

A bottle that I made and gifted to a friend! I love hot tea. When I was a child, my Nana...

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...

Recipe Box: Strawberry Pineapple Wine – 1 Gallon

Strawberry-Pineapple Wine I had an intense craving for fresh fruit and veggies the other day.  Since that is one of those...

Mulled Wine is good medicine

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

Let’s Talk About Tinctures, Elixirs, and Cordials

My apothecary is packed tight with jars and those jars are full of strange floating herbal bits in colored liquid, waiting for their time to...

Blackberry Mead: A One-Gallon Recipe

I can tell that it is truly summertime when I can gather large handfuls of blackberries from the wild brambles that surround the edges of...