Tag: Phyllis Knudsen

Bags of Nettles for Tart
Egg and Brunch Dishes

Stinging Nettles Tart

Stinging Nettles have become one of the very welcome early “greens” of spring.  Foragers and cooks alike look forward to the many ways they can be used. Making this tart seems the right thing to do and excellent it is!

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Blog Post Photo, Ramps
Egg and Brunch Dishes

Ramp (Wild Leek) Tart

Ramps aka wild leeks/wild garlic, grow wild in the Northeast and Midwest of Canada and all the way down the U.S., into the Appalachians.  They are a treasure only found in the spring.  Only occasionally have I seen ramps that

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Blog Post Photo, Blooming Peace Rose
My Stories

Nora

My mom celebrated her 91st birthday a while ago and it got me thinking and remembering about things.  The rose in the photo is one she planted years ago and is still going strong under my care.  Each time it

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Blog Post Photo, Flowering Branches
My Stories

Spring Then and Now

“Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May/and summer’s lease hath all to short a date.” -Shakespeare, sonnet 18. Spring meant many things when I was a little girl, in the 1950’s, Easter school holidays being high on my

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Blog Post Photo, Vancouver Farmer's Market
My Stories

A Trip To The Market

Early spring is when we begin our weekly visits to local Farmer’s Markets, in our case Kits and Trout Lake Markets, that continues until the beginning of February. It’s a time to re-connect with vendors from past seasons and let

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