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Field Notes from the Editor
Tina talks about the weather, being sidelined during gardening season, and her own version of permaculture.
Making Herb Flavored Vinegar and Using It!
Instructions and recipes to please the newbie and the experienced alike.
SouthRidge Reasures, Preserving Memories... Pickles!
Mary Ellen Wilcox shares some amazing recipes as well as some childhood memories of these gustatory sensations.
Post Partum Care
So often we have a picture of how childbirth will play out, and we prepare for that and many times get something completely different.
Herbal Connections, Astringents
Marita A. Orr is taking us through the different herbal constituents in her current series that includes information, examples, and recipes to try for yourself.
A word we hear bandied about, but what does it mean?
Cindy Jones, Ph.D
Stephany Hoffelt shares what she's learned about these exotic sounding herbal concoctions and some perfectly lovely recipes. The article will have you creating your own blends in time for holiday gift-giving!
Louisiana Lagniappe, Mushrooms Roasted with Garlic and Herbs
Roasted Autumnal Veggies
Herb Garden Record
Wouldn't it be handy to have a record of past garden seasons? Rita Richardson shares her method of creating this record and more.
Book Review: Cultured Food Life by Donna Schwenk
I've got a soft spot for sisters. They can often toot our horns better than we can for ourselves, so I love that Danette Cathcart reviewed her sister's (wonderful) book for us! Stay tuned for a chance to win a copy. I'll post it on the 19th ;-)
The Herbal Adventures of the Twisted Sisters, Part 4
The plot thickens.
Tina Sams and Maryanne Schwartz
Crafting Herbal Cooking Oils
SAFE and creative way to make and use blended herbal culinary oils.
Wild Apple Magic
An adventure in wildcrafting and foraging so well told that you can almost taste those juicy apples.
Melissa "Honeybee" Nicole Sidelinger
The Soap Pot, Starting Anew
Alicia Grosso is in new digs and flexing her soaping muscles, finds herself "home".
Herbs of the Zodiac: Scorpio
Wondering what herbs are kind to this water sign? Read on.
Susanna Reppert/Bertha Reppert
Pure Rose Hip Jelly
Essential Oil Blends to Get You Through the Fall