Apricot and Lavender Tart + A Giveaway

I’ve been a big fan of Anya Kassoff’s blog Golubka for a long time. It’s a lovely site full of gorgeously-photographed, health-promoting recipes, many of which are vegan and raw.

Candied Cara Cara Orange Peels from Healthy Green Kitchen

Candied Orange Peel

Have you ever tasted homemade candied citrus peel? It’s a far cry from any store bought version you may have tried in the past, I assure you. This recipe for

Blueberry Refrigerator Pie

Ashley English certainly is a busy woman. She’s a gardening/backyard chickens/honeybee enthusiast like me… she’s also an amazingly prolific writer with five (!) books under her belt. Her latest book,

sweet pickled tomatoes

Sweet Pickled Cherry Tomatoes

The amount of tomatoes I’ve harvested from my garden this year has been nothing short of astonishing. I was determined to grow enough so that I could live off tomato

Red Currant and Lime Sorbet

I bought some red currants at my town’s Farmer’s market recently. I was so pleased because they’re not easy to come by, and I cannot overstate how much I enjoy

Roasted Strawberry Agua Fresca with Basil

When I learned that you can- and should!- roast strawberries, I was kind of shocked. While conceptually this makes perfect sense (because what fruit or vegetable does not improve with

violet jelly recipe

Violet Jelly

I go weak in the knees for recipes made with edible flowers… …so when violets started popping up across my yard recently, I immediately set about gathering as many as

Dried Apricot and Chile Jam

I have been sick as a dog this past week. {What’s up with that expression, by the way? My dog is perfectly healthy.} The kind of sick where you cannot

local-concord-grapes

Concord Grape Jam

I bought these local concord grapes earlier this week. I had visions of using them in Jennie’s muffins…a recipe I’ve had my eye on for a long time. But that

Blackberries in Vanilla Custard

We have a fantastic “no-spray” berry farm and orchard not far from our home. Maddie and I picked lots of blackberries this past week; after much debate on my part

peach-jam

Peach and Anise Hyssop Jam

I made this jam over the weekend with local peaches and anise hyssop from my herb garden. I loved it for brunch yesterday with homemade popovers. I am having a

Rose Petal and Lemon Balm Jelly

A month or so ago, when my roses were in full bloom, I plucked what seemed like an awful lot of petals and set them aside to dry. My intention

raw apricot blackberry pie

Mostly Raw Vegan Apricot Blackberry Pie

When I first heard about Pie Day, I was stumped about what to “bring” to the virtual party. Because I’d just posted these cupcakes, I decided to go in a

Valencia Vin D’Orange

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Sunkist for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. The peak season for many types of oranges (including navels and

Berry Lemongrass Granita Recipe

I feel like I should be offering you all something more substantial (I posted this fruit-based recipe the other day, after all), but the fact of the matter is this:

Cranberry Pomegranate Compote

I’m always a bit sad that it seems to take so much sugar to make cranberry sauce taste good, so I came up with this delicious mostly fruit-sweetened version. I