A method for preserving your foraged purslane. It’s a delightful, vegan, gluten free, kosher method for preserving your omega-3 fatty acid rich wild edible!
Category: DIY Crafty Stuff
Do it yourself! Or sometimes flail through it yourself, or sometimes cry your way through it…. yourself. Can’t forget the drink your way through it. At any rate, this is about stuff we do at home. Make, create, butcher… whatever the case may be!
Small Batch Gooseberry Jam recipe- 8 calories and 5 carbs a teaspoon!
This year has been a rollercoaster, hasn’t it? The weather (cold, wet, stupid hot, humid, no rain, RAIN!! in the same week?!) has been all over the place. COVID continues to ravage the land. The early pandemic shortages have largely ended, though global supply chains are still experiencing difficulties. There are also more people than…
DIY Small Batch Maple Syrup
An easy way to make small batch maple syrup in your kitchen with no specialty equipment, other than tree taps! Use what you already have to make small batches of maple, or other tree syrups for self sufficiency.
Edible Puffball Mushrooms: Lycoperdon pyreform & perlatum
Recognize the prolific and often under appreciated common puffballs Lycoperdon perlatum and Lycoperdon pyreform. Learn how to harvest, process, and prepare these delicious little pops of great mushroom flavor!
Knitted Wool Hats: A basic tutorial for knitting in the round.
A free, easy hat knitting pattern to allow for creativity as well as functionality. This knit in the round technique explains how to create different crown shapes while using the same basic structure.
Elderberry Jam recipe- 12 calories and 5 carbs a teaspoon!
A recipe for a low sugar elderberry jam that has 12 calories and 5 carbs per teaspoon.
August Foraging- Lambsquarters, or Chenopods
Learn to identify, harvest and use a highly nutritious plant commonly called lambsquarters or goosefoot. Closely related to quinoa, this high protein plant is a nutritious powerhouse!
Trout Fishing Equipment Project
A super easy DIY project to keep your fishing gear displayed and tidy.
Mending Birkenstock Sandals-
Embracing the age old mindset of mending rather than discarding in a new medium for me; shoes!
Refreshing Fresh Mint Summer Tea
An easy and refreshing caffeine free tea made from fresh mint leaves. Lightly minty, cold and refreshing, put into single serving sized containers in your refrigerator!
A look at my Fauxdori. Why and how I use it and resources to make or buy your own.
Sumac Jelly- 10 calories and 3 carbs per teaspoon!
Make your own delicious sumac jelly with this low sugar recipe. Yeilds 36 ounces of jelly with 10 calories and 3 carbs per teaspoon.
Steamed Pork Buns with Ancient grain Spelt flour and foraged greens!
Recipe for ancient grain spelt flour buns filled with local pork and foraged wild edibles.
Upcycled End Table from Dresser Drawer
Upcycling project that transforms a trash dresser drawer into a chic and colorful bookshelf or end table.
Ultra Low Carb Blackberry Jam- 8 calories and 2.4 carbs per teaspoon!
A blackberry jam recipe that ultra low in carbs. At 8 calories and 2.4 carbs per teaspoon, this jam is packed with blackberry flavor!