Easy Pickles

Our summer harvest has produced bushels of fresh cucumbers. We have been enjoying them in salads, in fresh juices and now I want to save the extra cucumbers for fall consumption. “Pickles” are the best way. I adore making pickles, along with getting to taste the summer flavors in the fall and winter. Pickles are

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Cranberry, Hawthorn and Orange Relish

It is time to pull out the festive foods and celebrate. This yummy relish is also heart smart! 2 c.s fresh cranberries 1 large seeded Orange chopped 1/2 c. sugar 1/4 c. Orange Liquor or Frozen concentrate orange juice 1/4 c plumped hawthorn berries ( 1/4 c. hot water add dried hawthorn berries and let

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Pumpkin Chai Soup

Did you know you can flavor soups with left over tea? Think of the flavor of Chai tea and the flavor of pumpkin? They go together so nicely. Pumpkin Soup with Chai 2 ½ cups of vegetable stock 1 cup strong Chai tea One 16 ounce can of pureed pumpkin 1  cup organic milk( or

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Rose Hip Jam

After the first frost or under the October full moon, harvest fresh rose hips. Make sure the bush has not been treated or sprayed with pesticides etc. 4 cups pf pureed rose hips 5 cups sugar 1 tablespoon fresh squeezed lemon juice 5  washed and sterilized 1/2 pint jars Wash the rose hips and put

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