Incorporating the gifts of nature, for food, teas and coloring. Some are really money savers: who does not like that?
I stumbled upon sumac without knowing what it was. Sumac, to me, is an ornamental tree with big reddish velvet looking tops sticking up at the end of each branch. Branches are thick, few and each is strong and sturdy. They’re also high and I could not reach them. After I used a couple of … Continue reading Sumac
Nettle syrup is SO delicious that you just want to drink cold drinks. For a teetotaler this is a nice change in hot sweaty summer days
Nettle leaf powder
I seek for plant parts with which I can dye and where I can make delicious recipes with. Nettle, the weed we all know, is one of them.
I started to use plant parts to dye cotton with and in the process of finding these materials I try to get more use out of it. Carob is such a thing. Yippee, makes me happy to get multiple uses out of one plant.
Dandelion Root Coffee
Dandelion root coffee is really more of a tea culture, but then again, I am a teatotaller.