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Nutritious culinary and healing recipes collected from the North American garden, orchard, forest, river and ocean

Archive for the tag “carrots”

Spring Asparagus Garden Mix

I planted asparagus in my garden two years ago and this spring my patience paid off. I have gardened for my entire life but this is the first time I have eaten fresh asparagus from my own garden and it was well worthwhile. Asparagus has the distinction of being one of the few perennial vegetables grown on a regular basis, that is, those that can be harvested each year without replanting. Read more…

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Purple Probiotic

photo (13)Fermented foods first came across my radar about a decade ago, at the time they were more of a novelty item but have since become very popular and are well represented in  grocery stores. This is definitely not a new way to prepare and eat food, it has simply been missing from the modern diet for awhile.  Read more…

Garden Stock

6This recipe is as easy as it gets. Instead of throwing those vegetable scraps in the compost, make something useful and delicious out of them. Vegetable stock can be made in any portion you like and has a variety of uses, a soup base, rice, or just to sip on (the best use).   Read more…

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