Simply gorgeous, this sparkling, invigorating, hot pink drink is the perfect beverage to enjoy après “afternoon delight,” when tasty, light refreshment is in order. This Lime-Mint Fizz gets sweeter as the cranberry ice cubes melt.
By Wendy Akin
Meyer lemons are very different from ordinary lemons. They are thought to be a cross between a lemon and a mandarin orange. This Meyer Lemon Marmalade recipe should be used only for Meyer lemons.
Naturally fermented peaches & cream soda is fizzy, sweet and incredibly refreshing. Packed with healthy probiotics, it’s a drink I can be happy about serving to the whole family.
Winter on the homestead is the perfect time for warm homemade bread. This is a quick and easy recipe that can be made tonight using ingredients that most already have. It costs about 50 cents per loaf, requires no kneading, and is set to impress.
Foraging for food is a healthy way to connect with nature while nourishing your body, and it’s something you can do any time of year. Learn which wild edibles are ready for food foraging each season – including, chickweed, daylilies, Lamb’s Quarters, Persimmons, and more.
Formulating herbal mead can be about both flavor and healing! Many varieties of mead include the use of herbs such as hops, rose petals or hips, and even chili pepper as flavoring ingredients – in essence, meads could be considered herbal healing liquors.
By Wendy Akin
Visits to markets with upscale produce departments have yielded some fantastic citrus fruits. Here are recipes for two kinds of orange marmalade to stock for breakfasts all year as well as welcome gifts. Unlike the commercial pectin recipes that call for a ratio of 3 cups fruit to 5 cups of sugar, these are low sugar with a ratio of just 1:1 or less.
Rendering lard is easy and economical. These 10 tips will make rendering easier.