Candied Violets.

Candied Violets

To make candied violets, all you need is the flowers, some sugar, and something to get the sugar to adhere to the flowers. Candied violets make a beautiful decoration for cakes, cupcakes, and other pastries.

Lilac Honey

Lilac Honey

Did you know that lilacs are edible? They are so crazy beautiful and they smell SO good…I absolutely swoon when my bushes begin to bloom. I get a big sad

Spring Tonic Soup from Healthy Green Kitchen

Spring Tonic Soup with Wild Greens

Last Sunday, I went to the first in a series of classes I am taking on identifying and using edible wild plants. It was fantastic- so fun to be outside

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

recipe for crespeou

Very Fond of Crespéou

One of the best things to come of blogging for me has been the beautiful cookbooks I occasionally receive to review from Ten Speed Press. What a wonderful surprise to

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