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Dandelion Greens Soup

This is a tasty dish you can make with an ingredient that is probably growing right outside your back door. Dandelions are everywhere, but be careful where you harvest them from. Only take them from places where you know no herbicides … Continue reading

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My Salad Garden

This is my salad garden. Mother Nature planted it for me right behind my house. All I have to do is step out my backdoor and harvest. Yum!  

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Something You Don’t Need to Try

After an initial experiment baking with dandelion flowers – I made dandelion biscuits – I decided to drop the idea of dandelion baked goods because the flowers didn’t seem to add anything to the final product – no taste, no texture. … Continue reading

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Foraging Around the Edges

I took a walk around the edges of my neighborhood yesterday, in that zone where the manicured lawns meet the scruffy woods, looking to see what edibles the wood edge might offer. It was warm and sunny out in the … Continue reading

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Fun and Games with Dandelions

I came across this recipe for dandelion chips the other day – kind of like kale chips but made with dandelion greens. I like kale chips, so I decided to try it. I pretty much followed the instructions as given, … Continue reading

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First Wild Harvest of Spring

Weed or gourmet treat? I’ve seen dandelion greens in the produce section of grocery stores. I’ve even seen packets of dandelion seeds for sale in garden stores. Why bother when you can let Mother Nature do the work? My yard … Continue reading

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