Easter

This was the first year we were able to dye eggs with all home grown dyes: turmeric, beets, red Brussels sprouts leaves, mulberries and spiderwort flowers.  The natural dyes are so subtle and beautiful. They blend in beautifully with nature and are really hard to find.  I woke up early to cut dewy grass and…

Fruit,  Nut, and Chocolate Easter Nibbles

I didn’t mean to skip this past week’s blog post,  but the weather has been so wonderful,  and we have been so busy in the kitchen,  in the garden,  wandering the beautiful pastures,  and celebrating spring that the days slipped by, days full of fun, sun,  work, and beauty. The natural dyes turned out very…

OEUFS FARCIS: French Stuffed Eggs

It’s so fun dyeing eggs for Easter, that we always hard boil at least 3 dozens. Twelve eggs for each child seems to be a satisfactory number for dyeing, but then we are left with the question – what do we do with them once we are tired of egg salad? Yes, there’s egg salad…