Shopping for Mullein & Peppermint

Margaret taking a Peppermint bath outdoors

Today Margaret joined me to shop in the wild and to make herbal preparations.  We spent the morning foraging God’s stores, creating and eating a wild lunch and making lip balm. It is always delightful to share in nature’s bounty with kindred spirits!

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My Fermenting Frenzy

A wild day’s work after foraging for the groceries

Today I made: Cattail pickles, Milkweed Shoot Kimchi, Nettle Japanese Sauerkraut, and Lambsquarter Salsa

I used the recipes from my wonderful book “Nourishing Traditions” by Sally Fallon and just added the wild in with the other ingredients. Whey from raw milk is so healthful and helpful in fermenting and I have lots of that hanging around.  There is no such thing as spoiled ‘raw milk’ it just becomes sour cream, buttermilk or whey!  Good stuff! [Read more…]