How to use a LOT of lettuce!
Gin and Tonic for hot summers
I know that not all of us imbibe, bit the Gin and Tonic was invented to help sailors cope with the heat and malaria during hot summers. I buy commercial tonic water, made with quinine. I have been experimenting with legal, infused gin (botanicals steeped in vodka). A good summer combo is juniper, citrus zest and borage…
Have lots of parsley?
If, like me, your garden is going crazy right now and you have like 2 lbs a day of parsley a day, try this: Sweat down some onion and garlic, push to the side of the pan, add equal parts butter or olive oil and all purpose flour (like a tablespoon or two each) and just cook it until the flour smells cooked. Stir in milk…
Marshmallow - Recipes
This link just appeared in my inbox from Colleen at Grow, Forage, Cook and Ferment and I thought that early summer was a perfect time for a discussion on the quintessential summer campfire treat. This recipe is from LearningHerbs and makes pink marshmallows (with hibiscus). I found this site that experimented without using…