February is the time when winter starts to become spring. These recipes feature in-season ingredients and some carnival treats. Nettle leaves are young and tender this month, and as we approach the summer the leaves toughen up, so now is the time to make use of them. 61 more words
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“How to make stinging nettle soup. Highly nutritious and historically accurate food for the reenactor in you.” -Jas. Townsend and Son.
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With Marlay on our doorstop, the first few weeks of April invariably involved a nettle picking trip when I was growing up. Rubber gloves would be donned, a plastic bag would be found (in my mind’s eye it was always a red and white striped bag), and we’d all troop off down to the park with my dad to watch him picking them. 281 more words