Dye-Free Sprinkles from Sweet Violets

Last spring I debuted my first foraging post when I shared about the violet velly (jelly) I made from sweet violets growing ‘wild’ on our property. Once I discovered that violets are edible (and beneficial for health!) I knew these early spring beauties would give me plenty of opportunity to try out new recipes. I’ll share more about their health benefits later this week. (If you can’t wait that long, click here for a re-fresh.) Though there are plenty of […]

Sweet Violet Velly (Jelly)

In the year or so that I’ve been blogging I haven’t spent much time talking about foraging although it’s a topic that interests me greatly. In general, foraging (as it pertains to food) is the act of making use of (exploiting) naturally occurring (wild) resources. Foods found while foraging are often things that used to be eaten many generations ago but have somehow been forgotten in the area of microwave meals and processed foods. A forager is could be described […]