I am a jam maker! Every year I can’t wait for the raspberries so I can start making raspberry jam. (Here is my *famous* recipe.) But what about the seeds? I got you covered with the easiest way to deseed raspberries. Use a juicer. It may be a mess but stop struggling with a sieve.
With a yearly expanding garden and a new herbal product business, I just don’t have time to cook like I use to. Last year, I acquired an Instant Pot electric pressure cooker that has been a game changer for me. What a game changer! I simply plop my food in the container, turn it on […]
Digestive bitters are my new best friend. Although I eat a very clean diet, I along with others struggle with constipation, gas, and stomach issues. The problem seems to be a lack of bitter food and herbs in our diet. So, what are bitters and how do you get your hands on some?
This year was my first year growing hibiscus sabdariffa from seed, which is known for its tart calyx for making tea and adding to food. (You may recall Celestial Seasoning’s Red Zinger tea?) So, I already taught you how to grow it from seed, and now let’s learn how to harvest hibiscus calyxes. Can’t you just […]
Every year I pick a plant that seems too hard to grow in my zone or just something really out of the ordinary. I am a push the envelope type of gardener. This year’s kryptonite was hibiscus sabdariffa, which is famous for its red calyx which is used for tea. It is an annual […]
I adore lemongrass. Not only is it a beautiful plant that you can easily grow, all the parts of the leaves and the stems are edible. You don’t have to be a gardener to enjoy this lemony aromatic plant. Simply buy lemongrass at your local grocery store or Asian market. So, here is how […]
Lemongrass is an absolutely beautiful plant for your garden and so easy to grow. Every part of this gorgeous plant is edible. So what is not to love? Keep reading to learn how to grow lemongrass. It is so easy.
I think I found the secret to growing amazing sweet potatoes. Seriously. It only took seven years of growing sweet potatoes to discover this trick. *Sheesh.* So come closer and I will share my newest best sweet potato growing tips. Realize it can be simply dumb luck or Mother Nature was taking it easy on […]