drink · wildcrafting

Violet & Dandelion Lemonade

I can't believe how lucky I am. The house we bought last August has a fully functioning garden and mature trees. That's a rarity for most first-time home buyers. There's a small apple tree out front (that actually produced fruit last fall!), several tulips, irises and daffodils blooming, and over the weekend some friends found… Continue reading Violet & Dandelion Lemonade

Chicken · dinner · entree

Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

I discovered the strangest thing in my spaghetti squash this weekend. The seeds had sprouted inside of the squash! I had never seen anything like that. How could they sprout with any sunlight? They were locked in tight inside that spaghetti squash flesh! I planted a few outside my laundry room door to see if… Continue reading Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

Salad · Sides · vegetable

Grandma’s Cauliflower Salad

You have those cherished family recipes, right? Like the little brown piece of paper with a scribbled on recipe of Christmas sugar cookies? Or maybe a roast chicken recipe your mom has been making for decades? My family has loads of those beloved recipes. We've got my mom's potato salad, chicken fried steak, fried chicken,… Continue reading Grandma’s Cauliflower Salad