Mountain huckleberry scones make the perfect late summer treat. Mountain Huckleberries Have you ever had a mountain huckleberry before? They look similar to blueberries and, while they come from the same genus, they are not the same. Huckleberries have a more complex flavor, they are sweet but have a slight sourness to them without being tart. Learn all about the […]
Delicious cherry pie recipe using home-canned sweet cherries. Canned cherry pie filling has a crazy amount of added sugar. You can avoid all that refined sugar by canning cherries in an ultra light syrup or water and using this recipe to make a quick, simple and very tasty pie. You can jump to the recipe here, or you can keep […]
This is the classic all butter pie crust, with some tips on how to make it work for you. Making your pie crust is very easy and takes only a few ingredients. Yet a lot of people find it intimidating and are more likely to go to the store and pick up a frozen crust. That is what I used […]
Sweet rolls topped with buttercream icing and white chocolate mushrooms with a pretzel core. This all started with a art prompt on Instagram and turned into a mad dash to gently sculpt mushrooms from chocolate. I think the results were well worth the time. Earlier this year I did a major gingerbread project where I learned a whole pile of […]
A shrub, also called a drinking vinegar is a type of syrup made to add to drinks and cocktails. If you haven’t tried one yet I suggest you do! Don’t be scared off by the addition of vinegar, it makes for a complex taste that brings out the true fresh flavours of your ingredients. This shrub is like summer in […]
Stinging nettle is one of the powerhouse plants of spring, not only is it so good for you it’s also super tasty. Baking it into bread with other ingredients that spell spring like goat feta is my favorite use for it.. other than tea but more on that later. If you are going to bake bread with beautiful ingredients you […]
Making a beet and purple dead nettle shrub with foraged ingredients.