Eighty-three original recipes for potpourris and pomanders, perfumes and sweet waters, conserves, sauce eglantine, rossoly, rose jelly, rose hip marmalade, rose hip tarts, pickled rosebuds, rose and fruit salad, and more.
Charming text gives more than 500 authentic recipes for medicinal, culinary, cosmetic, and other purposes — everything from cancer and palsy treatments to gravies, sauces, and pies. 113 black-and-white illustrations.
Readers of the China Bayles mystery novels are familiar with the usefulness and wonder of the many herbs the amateur sleuth sells in her beloved Thyme and Seasons shop. Compiled by national bestselling author Susan Wittig Albert at the request of her fans, China Bayles' Book of Days gathers together tidbits and treasures about plants and reveals ways you can put more green into your daily life. Featuring 365 days of recipes, crafts, gardening tips, remedies, and more, this special volume is a personal calendar of the legends and lore of herbs and also features brand-new essays from the author, clues from China's mysteries, and some special contributions by the irrepressible members of the Myra Merryweather Herb Guild, Pecan Springs's oldest civic organization.
Charming guide, published in 1824, offers directions for making rabbit soup, beef steak pie, fried calf's feet, shoulder of mutton with celery sauce, leg of pork with pease pudding, and other culinary treats.
More than 85 familiar and exotic plants are illustrated, examined for legendary lore, and current use. The book also includes 73 recipes, a spice chart, and tips for gardening, drying, freezing, and more.
Beginners and experienced floral designers will find plenty of inspiration in this beautiful, full-color guide to gorgeous rose arrangements for home, office, or that special gift. Includes more than 30 projects with complete instructions and step-by-step photographs.