This post will share with you a super simple apple shrub recipe that will help you transition from sweltering summer days to cooler fall nights. Shrubs are, in addition to being nice greenery, a simple syrup made from fruit (or sometimes vegetable like rhubarb), sugar, and vinegar. It is very strong straight but divine when […]
Knowing what to serve a crowd of guests, or what to bring when invited to dinner used to stress me out big time. I used to fret over what bottle of wine to bring (boring, and I usually chose based on the cute label) and I ended up feeling like a total failure as a […]
This recipe for a sidecar is one that uses freshly squeezed Meyer lemon juice and was shared with me on the front porch of a friend and fellow Wildflower, Mary of www.fivemarysfarms.com. She and her family raise and sell “pastured everything” and if you haven’t the pleasure of raising your own animals, head to her […]
A shrub is one of the simplest types of preserve. I have fallen in love with them and I want you to come along with me. There’s no hot water bath, no fermentation bubbles (though those would be exciting!) and the only real virtue required is patience. It takes about a week on the countertop […]
Here is a beautiful, pink, fresh tasting shrub recipe that is easy and uses a vinegar I haven’t showcased before: champagne vinegar. Read on for the recipe!
Roses have popped up in several of our recent lists, versatile and gorgeous in any garden. These roses are a boon for organic gardeners, because unlike hybrid tea roses, they are disease resistant, hardy, and do not need spraying or pesticide treatments.