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

baking · Dessert · sweet

Marbled Carrot Cake Cheesecake Bars

I'm a little late to the spring party, and I think Oklahoma is, too. It's been 30-40 degrees the past few nights. I haven't managed to venture outside in 2-3 days since my allergies have been going haywire. I'm missing the little blossoms on the trees, the weeds that are in bloom, and the cheery… Continue reading Marbled Carrot Cake Cheesecake Bars