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Spring is here, Sun of God is ressurected, Foraging season begins!

I love Jesus, Sun of God. For all his glory, warmth, strength and vitamin D it creates in my body. With his all mighty presence, the plants are alive and growing and Mother Nature resurrects once again. The waters, free from … Continue reading

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Love Japanese Knotweed in every way

This week, we enjoyed a variety of dishes made with Japanese knotweed. We enjoyed it in appetizers, entrees and desserts and indulged in cooking with this wild vegetable since it’s almost out of season. I did make at least half … Continue reading

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“Plumpy Jumbo” handmade pasta with Japanese Knotweed

Ingredients: Flour and water for pasta Bunch of Japanese Knotweed Sesame oil, garlic, soy sauce or salt, chili peppers As I was harvesting Knotweed for dinner, my 8 years boy Alec decided to make pasta from scratch to aid the … Continue reading

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Knock, Knock! Who is there? Japanese Knotweed!

Japanese knotweed (Polygonum cuspidalum), one of the most aggressive invasive weeds from eastern Asia, was introduced to the United States as an ornamental and now randomly pops up in the most unexpected places. The plant is an herbaceous perennial from … Continue reading

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The Deadnettle is resurrected! We did celebrate it.

Henbit Deadnettle (Lamium amplexicaule) is here! The whole weed is good to eat, join the party! It is a an annual plant to 10-25 cm tall, with soft, finely hairy stems. The leaves are opposite, rounded, 2-3 cm diameter, with … Continue reading

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