still room is special place used for the preparation, distillation and storage of herbs, roots and flowers. It was in the still room that knowledge of these vital arts were passed from one generation to the next.
Category: Homestead Herbalsim
Sharing Herbal Folkways and other Traditional Pennsylvania misc.
My very first book, shared from years of stirring the pot in my own home kitchen and herbal classroom!
*Discover how to utilize foods as medicine, the tastes and energetics of common herbs in every day cooking, my favorite kitchen tools and what you'll need to get started.
*75 Seasonal Recipes for breakfast, soups and salads, main dishes, snacks and sides, condiments, beverages, and sweet treats.
*The "Condiments" chapter includes recipes to make ahead and stock your pantry: Basic herb-infused bone-broth, vinegars, shrubs, syrups, honeys, butters and pastes *30+ herb profiles for quick reference on taste, best preparation methods, and healing properties. 200 pages
It is hard to believe that more than twenty years have passed since the start of my ‘formal’ herbal training. While that training has merit that garners respect in some circles, I feel even more blessed for the training I’ve received in the two decades of harvest seasons since then, spent on hands and knees, …
Dandelion Marmalade 2 heaping cups of dandelion flower petals (all green bits removed) 2 1/2 cups sugar 3/4 cup fresh squeezed o.j. 3T organic orange zest 2T organic lemon zest I packet of powdered SureJell (yellow box) 3/4 cup water Pulse flower petals, sugar, orange juice and zests together in food processor until well-blended. Leave …
The Homestead Herbalism foundation course is nearing the end of a decade since it’s humble beginnings in 2003. To date, over 150 women (and yes, happily, a few men, too!) have completed the certificate course and now apply their knowledge and skills in their own backyards and kitchens. I love to imagine that the wild …