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Recipe: Gluten-Free Tahini Cookies

I have a confession: I’m a honey addict. I have great memories of growing up with my mum’s beehives ever-present in the garden. Twice a...

Cherry Cordial: Dark, Sweet, and Delicious!

  When cherries went on sale this year, I grabbed as many as I could and set to work. Eric and I are already looking...

Make your own Ginger Wine: One Gallon Recipe

Ginger is such a wonderful spice, and one of my favorites. It's a great healer, and its heat is just so enjoyable! I've never been...

Pear Butter Recipe – small batch from windfall fruit

Last fall, when I picked pears, I was dutiful and busy and made pear cordial, pear vinegar, and pear butter! I cannot tell a lie...

Pear Vinegar Recipe – made with fruit scraps

Last year I came into an abundance of pears from a dear friend with a few grand trees at the edge of her yard. Among...

Cherry Wine – One Gallon Recipe

The day I have been waiting for finally came...my local grocery store had bags of beautiful, sweet red cherries on sale! Normally $6.98/lb or so,...

Creating cordials – preserving memories as well as the harvest

A few times every year, on the equinox and solstice, at Beltane and at Samhain, I gather with my like-minded friends and family and raise...

Misozuke: Miso Fermented Vegetables Recipe

I have a dear friend who has been an inspiration to me and to my culinary and herbal pursuits for many years now. When I...

Miso Mushroom Noodle Soup: Recipe and Miso Master Miso Giveaway!

The flu and cold season has been running rampant through our area lately. Many of our dear friends have been sniffling and coughing, and despite our...

The Perfect Miso Soup Recipe

  Miso is delicious, nutritious, and very nourishing. In a pinch, I can make do with a dried powder packet to make a cup on...

Garlic Infused Honey

So, why in the world would you want to infuse honey with garlic? At first, the combination sounds odd when you contrast the pungent odor...

Pear Cordial: DIY Delicious Booze!

Earlier this fall, a dear friend of mine became a homeowner. Her new bit o'earth is a lovely place - it boasts an old flower...

Lacto-Fermented Garlic Recipe

If you ever find yourself with a spare clove or two of garlic, consider trying a super-simple method of preserving it by fermenting it in salt...

Lemon Cucumber Brined Pickles Recipe

Have you ever grown or used lemon cucumbers? These lovely yellow globes were new to me until I visited a friend whose garden was more...

Goldenrod and Ginger Wine – One Gallon Recipe

I'm a fan of weeds and wine, as you well may know. I'm particularly a fan of foraging wild weeds and invasive plants for herbal...