• You are looking at a bouquet of lilacs that I will be using to make the lilac jelly with vanilla bean.
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    Lilac Jelly: Lilac Blossoms And Vanilla Bean

    Lilac Jelly made with Lilac Blossoms and Vanilla Bean, can you say amazing! When the lilacs are in full bloom in my area, not only do I use them to make jelly. But I love keep a bouquet of them on my kitchen table. They have such a beautiful long lasting scent, I can smell them through out my entire house. Did you know that you can just pick those little flowers and eat them, right off the bush? They may have a bit of a bitter and sweet taste all in one. Add them to salads with a sweet balsamic vinegar for your dressing. You can also bake with…

  • You are looking at Lilac Flower Jelly. Using my basic flower jelly recipe. The color is a pretty pink and the taste is like tutti-fruity.
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    Basic Flower & Herb Jelly Recipe

    Basic Flower & Herb Jelly Recipe for edible Wild, Garden, Flowers, and Herbs. Simple recipe If you’re a beginner or just want to try out a basic flower & herb jelly recipe, then this recipe is for you. It’s a small batch and simple too. Flowers & Herbs for Jelly Dandelion Lilac Clover Honeysuckle Wild Violets Queen Ann’s Lace Orange roadside Day Lilies Rose petals and Rose Hips Nasturtium Lavender Wild Hibiscus Elderberry Basil or just Basil Flowers Sage Flowers Goldenrod Yarrow Lemon Balm Bee Balm Fennel Chamomile Mint Citrus Flowers Passion Flowers Chicory Mimosa Flowers Kudzu Flowers I’m sure there are many more, but this a list to help…

  • You are looking at pure maple sap fresh from the tree. Stored in a quart mason jar ready for drinking.
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    Maple water is so good for you

    Did you know that Maple Water is good for you, and you can drink it straight from the tree! Did you know that maple sap is loaded with vitamins, minerals, amino acids, enzymes, polyphenols, and other good things? It’s delish with a slight sweetness. I think it’s the best energy drink you’ll ever have. When it’s maple tapping time in Wisconsin, I look forward to drinking my freshly collected maple water. This wonderful natural water is healthy and refreshing. My hair and fingernails really begin to grow after I’ve been drinking it! It’s the perfect drink to revitalize your body after a long cold winter. I really think maple water…

  • You are looking at Maple Cream finished in short pint jars. Ready for the freezer.
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    How to make Maple Cream

    How to make Maple Cream or Maple Butter, the simple way with Pure Maple Syrup.  What exactly is maple cream or butter? It’s a delicious and delightful creamy spread or topping. Uses for Maple Cream: Delicious on pancakes Makes a wonderful frosting on cakes and breads Use as a filling for crepes, donuts, and pastries Mix into homemade whipped cream In coffee or cream A topping for ice cream Mix with some Dijon mustard or other condiment, and use it on chicken.  A glaze for carrots Pretty much what ever you could think of that would work with that wonderful maple flavor. If you see the terms Maple Cream, Maple…

  • Looking at a finished bowl of my Rustic Chicken Mushroom soup. Made in the Instant Pot 6 quart.
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    Rustic Chicken-Mushroom Soup {Instant Pot}

    Rustic Chicken-Mushroom Soup Instant pot style! With the winter Wisconsin has been having this year, soup is the way to go. We had a record snow fall in early February with it reaching as high as my waist in some areas of my property. It was a beautiful sight when it was all said and done, but it also involved a lot of shoveling! Now that we are heading into the middle of the month, we shouldn’t get too many more heavy snow storms. March and April have been known to surprise us with some of our biggest snow storms. We shall see what Mother Nature wants to throw at us.…