Crispy Dill Pickles

Dill Pickle

Dill pickles rock. Well, pickles rock. I have a small garden, and the bounty varies. When I get enough cucumbers to make a batch of pickles, and my tastebuds say ‘dill pickles’, this is the recipe I use.  I’ve tried several that offer up good flavor, but this one gives nice, crispy pickles and good… [Continue Reading]

Yard Larder: Rose Hips

Rose-hips

As often happens with me, I stumbled onto rose hips as food quite by accident.  While walking on a beach in Maine, I found a remarkable patch of Sea Spray roses that had progressed to the rose hip stage. The hips were huge and looked like crabapples.