Chokecherry Liqueur, Year 2 (a work in progress)

Hello Friends! We're well into fall harvesting and foraging season in our household (today, Nicole brought home two big bowls of foraged apples for applesauce and spiced apple liqueur that you can find at this amazing blog called Boozed and Infused)! So, while she cored and stewed those apples, I tried my hand at making... Continue Reading →

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Wild Leeks and the Ethics of Foraging

Last Saturday, I attended a half-day workshop on foraging local food at the Wallace Museum.  It was an amazing workshop mostly because of the people who were there--there were, of course, people from all over the North Shore, but there were people from the Annapolis Valley and the South Shore, people from Cape Breton, and even... Continue Reading →

It’s Not Easy Being Green

So, today is a blog about two lovely green things you can find just about anywhere in Nova Scotia--red raspberry leaves, and dandelions. I was turned onto red raspberry leaf tea years ago in my undergrad as a great way to curb PMS cramps (among other things). I'm not a huge fan of the straight up... Continue Reading →

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