Let’s Make Maple Syrup

In Ojibwe, zhiiwaagamizigan means maple sap. Sap, maple syrup, sugar. It’s up the hierarchy with wild rice and corn as traditional main staples this neck of Turtle Island. (Haliburton area was more of a coniferous hunting ground not long ago, but Rice Lake isn’t far away.) In the vicinity of mid-march, for about a month-long, […]

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Sumacade Recipe

Note: I’ll be doodling a featured image for this and any other recipes on here so far, and hopefully will get to it this week. I’ll design them in such a way they could be printed onto a recipe card. Foodstuffs are hard to photograph in an appealing light and my previous header images just […]

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Dandelion Wine Recipe

Here’s a dandelion wine recipe inspired by Euell Gibbons and Ray Bradbury. You can also make red clover wine by this recipe, simply substituting red clover flowers for dandelions flowers. You will need: a pristine, sanitized crock, a pot, and cheesecloth 1 gallon fresh flowers 1 gallon boiling water patience ginger root (optional) juice of […]

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