It may only be the middle of August, but underneath that warm heat from the sun, there’s a fall chill in the air. It’s coming quickly! It’s almost time for hot chocolate, cozy sweaters, fires in the woodstoves, hearty stews, pumpkin-flavored everything… In preparation, I used the huckleberries I gathered on our last boat trip […]
With all the strawberries we have coming from the garden…well, there’s only so many jars of jam and sheet pans full of frozen berries one can handle. What’s next? Strawberry vinegar. It’s a simple and delicious way to use up the extra berries with the two benefits…1) it won’t go bad, and 2) winter salads […]
There’s a 3 week span between the first rhubarb harvest and the first strawberry, and every year that serves as a reminder to slow down and remember that summer hasn’t even really begun. Pause. Take a break. Enjoy the sunshine. You have plenty of time to do the things you need to do today. Homestead […]
Strawberries are coming into season in our area, with their ripe, juicy, sweet selves! My family can’t seem to get enough of these tasty jewels, and they can usually eat them faster than I can cut or preserve them. I have taken to canning some of the berries in secret just to have some for […]
An easy and tasty way to preserve your strawberries. Dehydrated strawberries are an easy and delicious snack you can enjoy in the winter.
There simple isn’t a better thing in the world than fresh strawberries. Yum! We went strawberry picking and I got creative in the kitchen. The fresh herbs in my garden were calling me and I answered. And this masterpiece was born. Fresh, light, perfectly (not overly) sweet. This strawberry shortcake is the BEST summer dessert […]