Sunday, May 17, 2009

It's that time of year again!


Spring is finally giving forth some of her gifts and one of our favorites is the Stinging Nettle. That's right Nettles, those pesky plants that invade any feshly tilled spot before you can get anything else to come up there, are one of our favorite spring treats! I've been making this for a few summers now and we are hooked! Last night, son Charles and I harvested a big basket of shoots and got enough to freeze. Last year I wrote up the recipe: here it isl
Trust me, you'll smile too when the stinging nettles take over!

1 comment:

Lorrie said...

YAY! Thank you for posting this. I can't wait to try it. I'm a sucker for pestos.
Lorrie
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