Lilac Jelly

It’s late spring and the lilacs are blooming like crazy around here. They really are one of my favorite flowers. Their fragrance fills the air as I sit outside on my porch and listen to the birds each morning. Did you know lilacs are New Hampshire’s state flower? People are very proud of their lilacs […]

dandelions as food

Dandelions in Food and Drink

Dandelions are one of the first wild foods I learned to recognize as a child. My father used to take us on foraging walks and loved dandelion greens with butter, salt and a dash of vinegar. The tiny dandelion greens are the best, before they get too bitter, and I absolutely love the unopened buds. […]