Priceless Pine Pollen Cakes
Eating pine pollen may not be the first thing you think about when this yellow dust flows on our spring breezes. Yet maybe it should be.
Gardening with Weeds: Amaranth
As spring advances, weeds like amaranth, lamb’s quarters, and purslane are likely appearing in your garden. These are useful plants!
Heating Food and Beverages with Steam
One does not have to have a microwave to conveniently and quickly heat up food or drinks. Steam works just as well for many things.
Spring Foraging: Shepherd’s Purse
Shepherd’s purse is known mostly as a common weed in North America, but East Asians celebrate it as an excellent spring green.
Many forest plants are fragrant and edible, but most of us seldom encounter their flavors. Soon, I am hoping to change that, making forest flavors accessible via handmade candies.
Timeless Natural Aesthetics
How I integrate the ceramic pieces of Vermont potters with recreations of thousand-year-old recipes from China.