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.
Learn about edible flowers and edible weeds, as well as visit several homesteaders gardens. The whole world is a garden of food just waiting for you!
This super easy stovetop bread is an adaptation of what we used to call “Hoe Cake” and incorporates the beautiful and nutritious Elderberry bush flowers that are along creeks and roadside ditches this time of year. You can substitute any edible flower in this recipe but my favorite is the Elderflower. Serve it while hot […]
Wild herbs and edible weeds are free nutritious food, packed with vitamins and minerals. Now is a good time to go foraging for dandelions, nettles and other edible weeds. Here are a few easy ways to use your wildcrafted herbs at home:
Have a few minutes on a sunny afternoon, and maybe a gaggle of kids to keep entertained? Send them out to pick some honeysuckle flowers and make some honeysuckle-infused sugar. Easy as pie, and a delicious addition to the baking pantry!
Capture the gold of spring and put it on your morning toast! As spring makes its way across your garden, forage these golden blossoms to make a delicious, spring-flavored jelly. Many flowers are edible and if your forsythias have fled for the season, check out the other flower jellies linked here!