How To Make Violet Jelly From Wild Violets

About a week ago, I looked out onto our front lawn and saw some wild violets beginning to grow there. Because we’re a little…passionate, shall we say, about using what we’ve been given, I quickly googled to see if we could use wild violets in any culinary attempts. Enter violet …

God’s World: An Autumnal Poem

“Lord, I do fear Thou’st made the world too beautiful this year;” This phrase from Edna St. Vincent Millay’s “God’s World,” perfectly describes my delight for Minnesota autumns.  As we give way to snowy and cold days, I know that I’ll find delight in those as well.  For now, however, …