My Green Cauldron

Category: garden


Mushrooms around the yard

Mushrooms found around the place

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Mushrooms around the yard

Mushrooms found around the place

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Basil from the Garden

It’s harvest time here and the basil (Ocimum basilicum) is growing well. The sunny location in the garden has served them well. i really love the smell of basil, taking leaves from the plants is such an aromatic experience. Basil…

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garlic green beans

Serves 4 1-pound fresh green beans, trimmed and chopped2 tablespoons olive oil4·cloves garlic, minced1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes. Salt and pepper to taste l. Boil green beans in water for just 3-4 minutes; do not overcook. Or steam for…

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Yarrow

Yarrow (Achillia millefolium) millefolium means thousand leaved (Wood, 1997) (Buhner, 1998) Family: Asteraceae AKA: Woundwort Known to Romans as Herba militari (Wood, 1997) (Kynes, 2016) Solider’s wort (Wood, 1997) Carpenter’s weed (Wood, 1997) Milfoil, nosebleed (Tierra, 1998) (Kynes, 2016) Yarroway (Naegele, 1980) Noble Yarrow (Mercatante, 1976) Thousand Leaf (Mercatante,…

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eat the greens : dandelion

it’s spring!! time to get those early spring greens, one of my faves is dandelion greens. this is the easy way to prepare them, quick and healthy! do you have a favorite way to eat your greens?

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Green Beans with Onions, Garlic & Tomato

Extra green beans from the garden? This recipe from Madhur Jaffrey’s cookbook World of the East Vegetarian Cooking. Green Beans with Onion, Garlic, and Tomato 1 ½ pound fresh green beans, trimmed and cut to 1-inch 2 medium sized onions cut…

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