See what I see, Wild edibles

Queen Anne’s Lace and Feral Apple Jelly

I feel my best when I'm outside, among the trees, in a meadow, or beside a stream. Where I can see the sun shining, feel the wind blowing, and hear the birds singing. Add some wild edibles or medicinal plants to harvest and I'm in heaven. Yesterday we picked Queen Anne's Lace, also known as… Continue reading Queen Anne’s Lace and Feral Apple Jelly

condiments and sides, Wild edibles

Wild Grape Jelly

Autumn is here. That means wild grapes are ripening. Vitis labrusca (fox grape) grows all over New England. The fruit is large and sweet, perfect for making jelly. Wild grapes contain polyphenols and antioxidants, which have been shown to lower cholesterol and limit inflammation. After a morning of foraging, we came home with about 4… Continue reading Wild Grape Jelly


PB & J Bars

My little boy is ten years old already. How'd that happen? There was a time when all he would eat for lunch was peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. Those days are over but so are the endless hours of simply watching him sleep, cooing over his little toes and wiping his chin and tiny hands clean.… Continue reading PB & J Bars


PB & J Oatmeal

We are yearning to get back to basics. To live a simpler life. To live for a living. Subsist. Less stuff. Less burden. Less stress. Less distraction. (buy this, watch this, you'll be awesome if you have this, people will love you if you give them this) PB & J Oatmeal is fast food. It's… Continue reading PB & J Oatmeal