Make Your Own Chokecherry Syrup

I should start with being honest. I've never done this before... This was my first attempt at syrup making. Before you immediately hit that little X and close this page, don't let that statement scare you away! If anything, you should be encouraged. If I, a complete and utter noob, can make this syrup, you can too. You'll probably be better at it, since I've already worked out the kinks for you!

How to Make Your Own Pickles

You donโ€™t need to grow your own ingredients from scratch to make pickles- that can just be 50 point to Gryffindor if you do.  If you are purchasing your cucumbers, just make sure they are of a pickling variety if you plan to preserve them for more than a couple of weeks.

Hi, I'm Karen. Nice to Meet You.

After I graduated college, I knew I wanted to get out of the Midwest. Iโ€™ve lived there my entire life (except for a 3-month abroad program while in school) and I wanted to try out something new, even if it would only last a short time.