Every time I go out I’m reminded of the massive amount of food that goes to waste in lawns and yards across America. We see it all the time. Fruit trees with fruit rotting on the ground because no one was there to pick it. Well, I do. I am an urban forager and foraging […]
Do you have a family recipe that has a completely random name? It seems like kids are especially good at coming up with hilarious names! This recipe for cabbage soup is a great example. My friend Kim is a very busy local caterer. She is the go-to caterer for local weddings, corporate events, and even […]
This post will show you how to take the edible violet flower and mix it with plain granulated sugar for a floral sweetener that will dress a dessert with sophistication and springtime color.
In my mind, no summer is complete without red, luscious raspberries! When harvest season rolls around, I have a difficult time actually using them. A winter freezer without whole, frozen raspberries is like a bank account without money! I usually talk myself into sacrificing half the berries for a few cordials, a batch or two […]
Sweet potatoes are heroes in my household. Mashed, smashed, baked, scalloped, fried…I could Bubba from Forrest Gump all day long with sweet potatoes. They’re amazing sources of Vitamin A (214% of your daily recommended allowance in one cup of baked sweet potato), C (52%) and manganese (50%). Regular potatoes can’t hold a candle to them.
This is one of my favorite times of year, not only is my garden bursting with fresh fruits and veggies, but local farmers markets are full of colorful vegetables, fragrant fruits and so much more! I love wandering the aisle of a farmers market checking out what everyone is harvesting. Sometimes I see things that […]