by the handful

Nutritious culinary and healing recipes collected from the North American garden, orchard, forest, river and ocean

Archive for the month “August, 2015”

Quick Pickles (Quickles)

pickle2Back in the day, people would can large amounts of pickles and vegetables because they had gardens so bountiful they needed a way to store the food surplus over the winter. Read more…


Lost in the Woods Tea

woodstea4So you found that your hike has taken a wrong turn, maybe even a few wrong turns. Well, it doesn’t hurt to have a few tricks up your sleeve to try and stay well and energetic in case such a thing were to happen. And don’t feel embarrassed as this kinda thing happens to the best of us. Most importantly you will hopefully have water or be able to find a water source. Read more…

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