What can you do with one limp carrot, some leftover apples, half an onion, some cabbage and other odds and ends? My solution this time – Veggie Hash!
So I hear you saying: “All I have time to do before one of these potluck things is run to the Kroger and pick up something quick. How can I possibly make an attempt at historic period foods?” And to you I say: Here’s a list of a few things you can pick up at your local grocery store and stay well within the boundaries set up for pre-17th century Western European food. There’s lots more, but this ‘shopping list’ can help you get started.
Making fun “spa day” gifts with kids to share with their friends and families is one of my favorite activities! Everyone loves to experiment with Essential Oils, and bath products are a great way to use them and find out what you like best.
Squash blossoms are one of the most beautiful signs of the promise of summer gardens. In late spring the vines put on a show of glorious big yellow flowers, but only the females will produce the fruit later on in the season. The male flowers are fair game then, for plucking and stuffing and enjoying for all their flavor and texture.