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How to Make a Stinging Nettles Congee

| Asian Soups

As far as I know, no one has ever made a stinging nettles congee. Well, at least according to Google. That’s right I found ZERO stinging nettles congee recipes online. So as far as the internet is concerned, your are witnessing the first ever nettles congee recipe. Pretty cool when you think about it. Still, it […]

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How to Make Stinging Nettles Soup

| Seasonal Soups

As a kid, the only nettles I knew had a smooth swing (perfect for the right field porch in Yankee Stadium) and was a defensive wizard at third base. That would be Graig Nettles for those of you non-baseball fans. Now as an adult, I’ve learned to identify, harvest and cook nettles, the edible plant that […]

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How to Find, Harvest and Cook Nettles

| Nutrition Articles

As someone who grew up in the suburbs of Long Island, I consider it a minor miracle that I’m even writing a post on how to find, harvest and cook nettles. Because if there’s one thing Long Islanders don’t do, it is eat the weeds in our backyards.  Pummel ’em into submission with weed whackers […]

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How to Find, Identify and Cook Fiddleheads

| Nutrition Articles

Take a look around your local farmers market or health food store in early spring and you might find some strange looking, green quarter-sized, coiled vegetables known as fiddleheads. They’re named for their resemblance to the ornamental ends of fiddles and other stringed instruments.  But don’t blink. Because before you can say “fiddleheads” they’re gone! 

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