Tag: lemon

Elderflower & Lemon Cordial Recipe (The Boozy American Kind!)

The summer solstice brought many things alive in the garden, plants I'd been waiting to see bloom to know that summer was truly upon us in these sweet old mountains! One of those that I was excited for was Elderflower. A few years ago I offered some spare soapwort plants on a Facebook group for local plant people. ...

Dreaming of Spring: A Bitter Tonic Tea

Dreaming of Spring: A Bitter Tonic Tea It's easy to get lazy during a winter hibernation time... there are rich holiday food and drink, desire to drown oneself in a sea of carb-laden foods, and hot toddies everywhere you turn! But as the new year begins and the days begin to offer more light, we turn towards the ...

Lemon Infused Honey

  Man, oh, man...is this honey good! We go through jars of this recipe more quickly than the other infused honey and syrups that we keep around the house. There is something magical about the way that the sharp sour lemon and the rich sweet honey combine...like angels dancing on your tongue!   ...

Wild Greens Pesto Recipe on pixiespocket.com

Recipe Box: Wild Greens Pesto

The other day, I was seeking out recipes where I could use my newly finished Fermented Citrus and I came across this delicious Grilled Bread with Thyme Pesto and Preserved Lemon Cream on Food52.  Wow!  That sounded so delicious that I immediately set out to not make that recipe at all, and instead to make some pesto ...

Recipe Box: Lacto-fermented Watermelon Radish & Citrus Pickle

The fermenting bug got me again!   It starts when I realize that I have a wide-mouthed jar that isn't being put to use, and the next thing I know I'm looking to see what I have in my pantry or fridge that I can try to ferment. Out comes the Fermentools and the magic begins! This time around, I came across a ...

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 no one to talk to but the cat. My particular brand of squirreliness means that I'll be in the middle of doing something and be seized with an immediate desire to put things in jars ...

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