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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...

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...

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...

Honeysuckle Wine: One Gallon Recipe

Honeysuckle has been one of my favorite flower friends since I was but a wee pixie. There was a special bush, an old-growth clump of...

Pamper Yourself with Facial Treatments Made with Food

guest post by John Pitt A basic facial treatment can set you back from $80 to $150. Throw in some special serums or eye treatment, and it...

How to make Mint Infused Sugar

So you've made mint extract. You've made mint tea, and stored enough dried mint to last you through a few winters. Maybe you've made mint...

Recipe Box: Honeysuckle Infused Sugar

May is rolling out and June is rolling in - wild roses and irises are blooming their last and the berries are starting to form green on...

Recipe Box: Creamy Coconut Cordial

So, here's another mad kitchen-science experiment that has been a consistent success in our home - creamy coconut cordial. A few years ago, my housemate and...

Odd search queries that brought people to me…

There's a good deal of things that people search for that end up bringing them to my site. I keep an eye on those search...

Lose Weight the Easy Way: Cinnamon and Honey?

Howdy, folks! I’ve been getting lots of reader questions and comments sent to my inbox, and so I’m beginning a new feature called “Ask A...

I am addicted to sugar, and so are you.

Occasionally I have to just cut out the crap. The crap being sugar. My body just doesn't appreciate copious amount of it, which is a...

Let’s Talk About: Honey vs Sugar

I spent most of my life as most other folks do, blissfully unaware of the content of the foods that I consume and the power...