Oven Roasted Nectarine Butter

I love jam. Preserves. Butters. Jelly, not so much, but anything else in most any flavor, including the funky spicy and herbal concoctions. Blueberry-Earl Gray Tea. Strawberry-basil. Blackberry-ginger. I’ve never gone the full big-pots-of-boiling-water canning route, but I’ve made small batches that I can store in the refrigerator or freezer. A few days ago, I Read More …

So it’s summer

…and I’m about two waves behind in wildflower reporting.   The most recent burst has been the spiderwort, a not-very-attractive name for a lovely flower.                   I’ve seen white campions for a few weeks now. I love the striped calyces. They remind me of old-fashioned bloomers.   Read More …