Recipes

Eat this. Don’t eat that.

Photos by Bonni Pacheco In the late 1990s, I spent many summer nights in the backcountry listening to a camp stove sputter its particular acoustics of whoo...

Ponderosa Honey

Ingredients 1 part (by volume) coarsely-chopped Ponderosa needles 1 part honey method Place needles in a clean jar. In a double-boiler, wa...

Piñon-Infused Tequila

Ingredients 2 tablespoon chopped piñon needles 1 pint Tequila method Optional: 2 teaspoons chopped fresh orange peel 2 smashed cardamom pods ...

Pine Needle Tea

Ingredients 1 tablespoon coarsely chopped pine needles (fresh spring shoots or mature needles) 1 cup water method Boil water and pour ove...