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

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Dandelion Greens n’ Garlic

When you put just a few ingredients together in just the right way it is very satisfying and this is what I believe cooking is really all about. I also really get a kick out of shopping in my own yard for the ingredients. I have prepared dandelion greens many times and I prefer them smoothered in garlic, olive oil, salt and pepper. It makes for a great side to just about anything. Read more…

Lost in the Woods Tea

woodstea4So you found that your hike has taken a wrong turn, maybe even a few wrong turns. Well, it doesn’t hurt to have a few tricks up your sleeve to try and stay well and energetic in case such a thing were to happen. And don’t feel embarrassed as this kinda thing happens to the best of us. Most importantly you will hopefully have water or be able to find a water source. Read more…

Rose City Salad

Rose petp12als are edible and each variety has a unique sweet aromatic flavor which taste not exactly like, but similar to a strawberry. The different varieties (colors) have variances in flavor and aromatics with the dark side of the spectrum generally being the more intense.  Read more…

Dandelion Root Detox Tea

Thdand1e Dandelion is used as an herbal remedy in European, Ayurvedic, and Traditional Chinese Medicine, and oh yeah, its also a lawn weed.  The roots, leaves and flowers are all edible and very healthy, containing vitamins A, C, Potassium, Iron and Zinc, in much denser proportions than any other leafy green. Read more…

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