#Cocktailoftheweekend ~ The ‘Close it Down’! Named for a song & entered in a contest! Update**! I won!

I grow mulberries and I make cocktails. It was only a matter of time that I would make a cocktail with mulberries! Now is that time! Added note: I entered this drink in a contest but won’t know if it wins anything until Sunday night. I will update this post after winners are announced.

#cocktailoftheweekend #orangeblossom #mocktailoftheweekend #liqueurofthemonth #orangecello

Cocktails, Mocktails, & Liqueurs – Oh My! This post coincides with a Facebook Live video on Karen England’s Shop Facebook Page @karenenglandsshop where she demonstrates making different styles of orange zests used for making liqueurs and for cocktail and mocktail garnishes.

#cocktailoftheweekend ~ Lemongrass Martini My Way

I am overrun with lemongrass therefore I’m making lots of Lemongrass Martinis for a party this weekend. Makes sense to me! You may want to make some too, whether or not you are growing lemongrass, since lemongrass is now readily available fresh at green grocers nationwide, even if you aren’t overrun with it in your garden as I am, you can make this simple, classy, refreshing, delicious drink.

Is it “foraging” if it’s my own yard?

Heard of pajama foraging? No? Well read it here first. I wander about my own yard in the morning in my pajamas gathering bits of herbs, and pieces of greens, some fruits, vegetables, edible flowers and sometimes an egg that all end up making for a very satisfying lunch. Here’s cooking from scratch, foraged for one!

Swankie 101 – How to smell time. Everything you need to know from “what is it?” to how to buy one and tie one.

My friend Maureen helps me often in my little business, Edgehill Herb Farm. She’s a true friend and gives me freely of her time, of which she has very little, and of her talents, of which she has many – gratis. We joke that although she doesn’t get a salary working for me it is […]