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Dandelions: From spring weeds to winter wine

May 14th, 2010 | By
Dandelions: From spring weeds to winter wine

by Marie Biondolillo The dandelion has got to be the most unfairly maligned plant in America.  Although this cheerful weed has a reputation as the scourge of gardeners, it has far more uses than more commonly cultivated plants. Its leaves can be used for salads and stews; its roots may be added to medicinal tonics
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Wild Edibles: Making a menu with Nettles, Fiddlehead ferns and morels

May 14th, 2010 | By

by Christina & Charles Claassen It’s that time of year to start harvesting Mother Nature’s wild garden. What makes spring so exciting, aside from the fact that it’s a preview to the summer growing season, is that the available wild edibles are bountiful, tender and light in flavor and texture. We are all familiar with
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