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Stinging Nettle Pancakes

Here’s a fun recipe to try if you have a good supply of stinging nettles available. Stinging Nettle Pancakes 1 cup milk 2 eggs 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 cup all purpose flour 1 T melted … Continue reading

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Crabapple Sauce Bread

Crabapple trees are abundant in my neighborhood, and I’ve written in the past about using the fruit to make crabapple sauce. You can use crabapple sauce in baking in the same way you would use applesauce. I always make a … Continue reading

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Tomato/Tomatillo Soup

Summertime, with bees busily buzzing in the herb garden and tomatoes ripening in the sunshine, seems so far away on an icy February day. Fortunately, while summer was still here, I stocked my freezer and shelves with garden products, and … Continue reading

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Baking with Red Clover

Red clover grows in abundance around here. It is, after all, the state flower. I harvest the blossoms in the summer and dry them for winter use. Combined with peppermint and lemon balm they make a tasty tea. I read … Continue reading

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Green Tomatoes with Fresh Baby Ginger and Turmeric

Fresh baby ginger and turmeric are harvested while the roots are still young and tender and before the skin has formed. The flavor is much milder than that of the mature root. They can be used to flavor rice, stir … Continue reading

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Autumn Vegetable Hash

This recipe combines cold-weather vegetables – kale, winter squash, potatoes – with warming spices to make a dish that’s perfect for celebrating autumn. Autumn Vegetable Hash 2 cups peeled and cubed winter squash (any kind) 2 medium potatoes,┬ácubed (and peeled … Continue reading

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Simply Salad

One of the delights of spring and summer is fresh green salads. A tossed green salad is very easy to make using whatever fresh greens, herbs, and vegetables you have on hand. There are lots of different greens that can … Continue reading

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