Gardening, Canning & Drinking

Gardening, Canning & Drinking

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Aug 23, 2012
Craft Cocktails, gallery, Organic Gardening

This week absolutely blew by. Our garden, and all of its’ bounty is keeping me hopping. I don’t want any food from it to go to waste. If I’m not [...]

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Playing Hooky

Playing Hooky

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Aug 3, 2012
gallery, Organic Gardening

On sunny days, all I want to do is work outside in the garden. Today I played hooky out in the garden. I watched the honey bees do all the [...]

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Lemon Balm Bonanza

Lemon Balm Bonanza

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Jul 20, 2012
Craft Cocktails, gallery, Organic Gardening

I have a bumper crop of lemon balm. A bounty, a bonanza, a bush-sized plant. I’m figuring out ways to use it in my cocktail creations. I made ice cubes [...]

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Tempting Tea Cocktail

Tempting Tea Cocktail

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Jun 29, 2012
Craft Cocktails, gallery, Organic Gardening

Tempting Tea Cocktail -

Here’s a twist to try the next time you make some iced tea. Add a few sprigs of your favorite fresh, organic herbs, maybe a couple of [...]

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Beautiful Borage

Beautiful Borage

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Jun 21, 2012
Craft Cocktails, gallery, Organic Gardening

Beautiful Borage -

Last summer, I added a borage plant to our edibles garden. I wanted to learn more about edible flowers, and borage has captivating blue blossoms. It reseeded itself [...]

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World's Slowest Rhubarb

World’s Slowest Rhubarb

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Jun 19, 2012
Bitters, gallery, Organic Gardening

Gardening teaches me a lot of patience. In the big picture, having more patience is very useful. In the small picture, it doesn’t turn my rhubarb red! My new rhubarb [...]

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Chive Martini

Chive Martini

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Jun 1, 2012
Craft Cocktails, gallery, Organic Gardening

Chive Martini

If you like your martinis on the savory side, you have got to try this variation. Substitute those boring little onions with chive blossoms. You’ll get a wallop of [...]

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The Ultimate Garden Cocktail

The Ultimate Garden Cocktail

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on May 30, 2012
gallery, Organic Gardening

We gave our veggie and herb garden the ultimate cocktail this recent long weekend – a drip irrigation system. I love creating craft cocktails using as many organic garden ingredients, [...]

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Garden Edibles for Eating & Drinking

Garden Edibles for Eating & Drinking

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on May 7, 2012
Craft Cocktails, gallery, Organic Gardening

Garden Edibles

Our organic garden of veggies, herbs and edible flowers is having its’ one year birthday.  It’s very exciting to see our plants return for a new season, and find [...]

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Killer Syrups

Killer Syrups

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Feb 21, 2012
Home Bar, Organic Gardening

Here’s my recipe for a terrific day – invite a foodie/great cook friend over like my buddy Melody, have a bunch of fresh herbs, spices and citrus fruits on hand, [...]

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Our First Harvest

Our First Harvest

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Feb 21, 2012
gallery, Organic Gardening

We have been eating the best salads from our garden for the last couple of weeks. Everything we planted from seeds just over a month ago (April 23) are [...]

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