Beef bone broth, or stock, is the amazing foundation for delicious soups, stews, and gravies. Yes, it can be purchased packaged, but there is nothing like the aroma and taste of homemade broth slowly simmering on the back burner. Roast the bones first and you’ve taken the broth to a new level.Continue Reading
There are so many wonderful reasons to learn to forage for food and home remedies. Foraging is a great way to spend time outdoors with your family. It can help lower your grocery bill and put healthy, real food on the table and safe, natural home remedies in your medicine cabinet.
Learning to forage will help you to become more self-sufficient, increase your observation skills, and give you an appreciation and thankfulness for the food you eat. Hopefully this beginner’s guide to foraging resources such as books, websites, courses, and tools will help to get you started on your journey.
Fall is truly harvest season, whether in the garden or in the field and forest. Here are 50 plants to forage in fall for food or medicine.Continue Reading
This sweet and spicy purslane refrigerator relish is made with foraged purslane (a delicious common weed), sweet and hot peppers, and onions in an apple cider vinegar brine; it is lightly sweetened with coconut sugar.Continue Reading
Rose petal jelly is a beautiful, fragrant jelly perfect for spreading on a scone, or to top vanilla yogurt; this option is low sugar!Continue Reading
I was passionate about wild violets as a child and would collect them until my hands could hold no more. When we moved 20 years ago, I didn’t find any violets on our new property so I transplanted some from our old home. It wouldn’t have been home without them. Violets have many uses including making a beautiful violet jelly.Continue Reading