Month: January 2012

It’s Nettle Time!

Share…I grew up in Isleton, on the California Delta, spending a lot of time in the wilds of the local cornfields and the town’s edge lands. I knew many plants in a way that comes from the joy of a child, but there was one plant I avoided since even its name spelled doom: electric […]

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Tasting the Land

Share…The start of every year offers a useful opportunity to question our daily choices. In the overwhelm of the latest processed ingredient that proves cancerous and the infiltration of GMO’s into our food supply, as well as the influx of new foods and antioxidants that claim to provide the latest solution, it is hard to […]

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Chamise leaf Tea, Madrone bark Tea

Share…January 29 – 31 Sun. Jan. 29  – Oak Nut Marzipan Mon. Jan. 30 – Chamise leaf Tea Tue. Jan. 31 – Madrone bark Tea (collected fallen bark during a hike and then dried) Madrone bark Tea Recipe Cover ¼ cup of dried Madrone bark with 2 cups of boiling water. Let steep for 10 […]

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Manzanita Cider, Oak Nut Marzipan, Oak Nut Flatbread

Share…Third Week of 2012 Sun. Jan. 15 – Manzanita Cider and Doug Fir tea Mon. Jan. 16 – Manzanita Cider and Doug Fir tea Tue. Jan. 17 – Manzanita Cider and Doug Fir tea Wed. Jan. 18 – Granola with Oak Nut Flour and Manzanita Sugar Thu. Jan. 19 – Fir Tip Tea Fir Tip […]

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