Don’t Let Nettles Scare You

Eat nettles?!? Are you kidding? Low in calories, a blanched cup has 36% of Vitamin A and 43% of calcium daily requirements. And, cooked, they taste (and feel) great!  Wow! But nettles are tricky.  You can’t touch them to wash or process them.  Nettle’s sting is designed to keep you away from their nutritious goodness. […]

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Soil Mix for Blocks

This year I’m determined not to run out of soil block mix, so I cooked up a big batch. Not a triple batch, or even a sextuple batch, but a quindecuple batch! (That’s times 15.) As part of the Shire’s commitment to keep materials out of the waste stream, I use soil blocks for my […]

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Pretty Darn Good Liver Recipe

These days, you don’t hear so much about moms making kids eat liver.  Moms probably figure that they can hand the kids a Vitamin A pill, and that takes care of the whining. But Husband found some pork liver in our freezer, and determined to make use of all of the pig parts, he found […]

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