Aunt Gisela’s Cider-pickled Pumpkin: A Family Recipe from Germany (Guest Post by Cora Buhlert)

Pumpkin Spice Pickles?! Yes, actually, that's basically what we're saying you can have.

Dan Dan Dan, Dan Dandelion (Wine)

It's almost time to start making rhubarb wine again, and I've been busy sterilizing my carboys (old wine jugs) and laying in fermentation lock parts (balloons and big rubber bands). But meanwhile, the rain (we're having an unusually wet spring again in Blue Wyoming) has brought out bumper crops of dandelions! And the town hasn't … Continue reading Dan Dan Dan, Dan Dandelion (Wine)

Criss Cross Hot Sauce (Homemade Hot Sauce Recipe)

(Skip to recipe) I wish I had taken more pictures of my glorious abundance of hot peppers this year. For mothers day, my husband and kids bought me two jalapeño pepper plants, because we use them often, and two Tabasco pepper plants, which was unexpected. Though I've never managed to properly grow a pepper before, … Continue reading Criss Cross Hot Sauce (Homemade Hot Sauce Recipe)

Rhubarb, Rhubarb Wi-i-ine, Stay Close to Me-e-e, (Rhubarb Wine pt2)

A bit more than 12 hours have gone by (you’ll find I’m super imprecise because I have to work around various issues), more like 16, but it’s time to get back to it with the rhubarb wine I started yesterday in this post. The day starts with a thick gloppy rhubarby mess that looks like … Continue reading Rhubarb, Rhubarb Wi-i-ine, Stay Close to Me-e-e, (Rhubarb Wine pt2)

Rhubarb, UH, Good God Y’all, What is it Good For (Besides Pie)? (Rhubarb Wine pt1)

Holla from Blue Wyoming, where the growing season is short and the food crops that grow here are super limited and make me envy my partner Jen down in Colorado, where things like peaches grow. I could just sit here and whine about all the things that don’t grow here, but instead I choose to … Continue reading Rhubarb, UH, Good God Y’all, What is it Good For (Besides Pie)? (Rhubarb Wine pt1)