Celebrate the full Strawberry Moon and the Summer Solstice with these delicious elderflower and strawberry popsicles!
Learn how to make your own batch of elderflower cordial with this easy recipe! Perfect to add to sparkling water or mix into a cocktail to savor the sweetness of summer.
Rhubarb cocktails take the deliciously tart taste of rhubarb and dress it up into a fancy drink worthy of a night on the town. All it takes is a quick walk out to the rhubarb patch (or a trip to the farmer’s market) and you can make your own fancy rhubarb drink for a special … Read more
Rhubarb has become synonymous with pie in the springtime, and this tart vegetable is rarely served outside of the dessert course. But the truth is, rhubarb is a vegetable and it’s time to think outside the pie. Here are a few savory rhubarb recipes to get your creative juices flowing.
While in the west rhubarb is most commonly served for dessert, in the middle east, this vegetable often gets a savory preparation. This traditional Persian lamb and rhubarb stew is simple to make, and perfect for impressing guests. It’s not often you find a savory rhubarb recipe, but the rhubarb pairs perfectly with tender lamb … Read more
Japanese Knotweed Cocktail anyone? It’s the plant that everyone loves to hate, but knotweed stalks actually taste pretty good and they’re completely edible. The raw shoots taste quite a bit like rhubarb, with a tart fruity flavor. That makes them perfect for a wildcrafted knotweed gin and tonic!
Homemade honey marshmallows are surprisingly easy to make, and they’re a delicious treat easily made healthier without corn syrup. These homemade herbal marshmallows are made with just a few ingredients, honey sweetened and flavored with dandelion petals for extra honey goodness.
Wait…hostas are edible? Yes indeed! Hostas are not only edible, but they’re also delicious. They taste like a cross between asparagus and leeks, but better than either in my opinion. So how do you prepare my new favorite veggie? Wrap it in bacon of course!
When I found out that tulips are edible, my first thought was, “I’ve got to fill those with chocolate!” They’re beautiful little cups just as they are, just waiting to be filled, and since they blossom around mother’s day up here in the north it only seemed fitting to make them into a sweet treat. … Read more
Dandelion shortbread cookies add a bright, sunny spring twist to an old school classic. Shortbread is rather plain on its own, but it’s also adaptable, and adding edible flowers is a lovely way to add a bit of excitement. Dandelion cookies anyone?