Spring on a northern homestead, what a wonderful time of year! Along with Asparagus and Jerusalem Artichokes, another early plant in our gardens in Rhubarb. Even just 2 Rhubarb plants will give you a large enough harvest to eat fresh, plus enough to do some preserving. Here are 8 great ways to use and preserve Rhubarb (with […]
Smoothies are wonderful because of their versatility, and ease of preparation. We typically keep frozen fruit on hand, and always have almond milk in the fridge, so I can always assemble some form of smoothie! This chocolate mango smoothie is made with almond butter and almond milk, with a little bit of local honey. It’s […]
The trick to these is to remember you can fill an egg roll or wonton wrapper with anything. We’ve done St. Patrick’s day wontons with corned venison, cabbage and carrots shreds and dressing. We’ve done taco-style egg rolls filled with leftover taco ingredients! Interested in making your own? This recipe for DIY egg rolls is […]
This homemade coffee liqueur recipe can be prepared and dispensed into bottles for gifting or enjoying yourself in an hour. It is a simple recipe that my mother has used for years and this coffee liqueur is delicious both hot or cold in a variety of mixed drinks. It also is easily doubled and is […]
This post will share with you a wonderful homemade cocktail resource, the author of “The Thinking Girls Guide to Drinking” Ariane Resnick, and her tips for preparing healthful, homemade cocktails.
Lilacs are arguably the most lovely, fragrant, and iconic springtime flowers. This post will share how to make a simple syrup to add fragrance and flavor to tea, cocktails, and more in short order. I will also explain why the syrup is NOT a pretty purple color.