Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
A recipe for foraged nettle pesto, and tips/tricks on harvesting and cooking stinging nettles!
If you think that gathering stinging nettles is not your cup of tea, I hope to change your mind. Nettles are one of the first things that can be foraged, at the first sign of spring, and they are extremely plentiful. Even kids can join in!
How to forage, identify and prepare Stinging Nettles and a recipe for Cream of Nettle Soup.
The nettles are up here in the PNW! Here's how to forage nettles, also how to process them for later use.
How to find, collect, prepare, and preserve nutrient-rich stinging nettles as explained to me by a forager extraordinaire.
A vegetarian soup using foraged stinging nettles is a good iron boost for spring.
How to identify and forage stinging nettles, with a recipe for Scandinavian nettle soup, nasselsoppa. (Guest post on Culinate.com by Heather Arndt Anderson of Voodoo & Sauce.)