The first time I made mayonnaise was close to 40 years ago and it was anything but easy. I whisked it by hand. It turned out fine, but the effort involved was over-the-top. That’s why I’m so glad I’ve found a way to make an easy, homemade mayonnaise that’s super delicious, and full of quality nutrient-dense ingredients.Continue Reading
Eat the Dandelion Flowers
It’s dandelion season! Most people disparage dandelion in their lawn, but there are a number of us who celebrate it. The flowers, leaves and roots are all edible, and perfect for Dandelion Flower Fritters and other wonderful treats.Continue Reading
Thankfully, there are some delicious ways to boost your immune system and help to alleviate colds and flu. Think elderberry syrup, or herbal infused honey. This isn’t medicine, y’all, this is real food that nourishes your body and helps it to fight colds and flu and stay healthy (and it’s yummy on ice cream, too).
And with herbal honey you’re also getting the anti-bacterial properties of the raw honey.Continue Reading
If you live in the eastern half of the United States, or a few northwestern states, it’s more than likely that you have autumn olive berries growing in your area. (Find a range map here). It’s just as likely you’ve never heard of them.
That’s really a shame, since they are tasty, so easy to harvest, and abundant. They also make great jam, fruit leather, and ketchup. Yes, autumn olive ketchup!Continue Reading
You hafta love fall! Not only is it gorgeous, but the cooler weather is so energizing.
Most of the grapes we use are foraged, but they are readily available at farmer’s markets, neighbors yards, or maybe you grow them yourself.
Fermented Grape Juice
Grape juice is good. Fermented grape juice is over-the-top delicious. Something about that fizziness just makes me want to hoard the stuff.Continue Reading
My dad was in love with soup. Like eat-it-everyday in love. I absolutely did not understand that when I was a kid.
It’s not just that I now get how stock made from bones is so good for my body, but that soup is simply delicious. So many ways to prepare it. Completely flexible. And really affordable.Continue Reading