Make you own jelly with berries that may be found in your own backyard!
A simple little jelly made from an infusion of edible wildflowers foraged from my yard! Learn about edible flowers that you can use, and the recipe that made this a delightful taste of summer that I look forward to opening in the middle of winter.
Queen Anne’s Lace Flowers are edible, did you know that? The jelly made from them tastes like a light floral lemonade, or grapefruit juice! It is excellent with a cup of tea and a toasted English muffin. Go foraging, and enjoy!
Who doesn’t love violets? Historically they have been prized for color and for perfume. Even their Latin name, Viola odorata, hints of that. They are a medicinal herb too, commonly used as a syrup for respiratory complaints, as a traditional herbal treatment for malignant tumors, as a mouthwash (infusion) for mouth ulcers and throat infections, […]
A great way to save the juicy sweetness of summers watermelons!
I love the taste of fresh, summertime melons. Unfortunately, melons are not in season year long. This summer, I sought out jelly recipes that featured some of my favorite summertime melons. Since jellies keep for a year, it’s an easy way to bring that favorite, summertime fruit into the cold of winter.