Eating: Stinging Nettles

Nettles! Stinging Nettles!!

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Last year, I planted some (yes, on purpose) behind the garage so I would never have to convince my lazy ass to forage in the woods. Now I don’t have to venture too far away from my kitchen sink to harvest a delicious source of iron (and the gloves, always remember the gloves!)

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See those little spiky hairs? Don’t touch those –

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Put them in a pot after you rinse them, add butter and sauté !!

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Smelling like earth in here!!

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And taste test…

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and it’s good!! I enjoyed these butter soaked & salted nettles on top of thinly sliced bread with a side of butternut squash.

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Now, that was one piece of bread too many for me so I chopped it up into squares and put it in the fridge until today’s lunch…

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I added the chopped bread and leftover cooked nettles to my scrambled eggs!

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Oh yes oh yes oh Yum yes – it was so good, with ketchup.

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