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Stinging Nettles and the Best Ways to Eat Them from food 52
Purple Dead Nettle: A Weed That’s Good To Eat February 17, 2011 by Rebecca Lerner "Hurry with this one — it does not stick around and will be gone before late spring! You can harvest dead nettle with abandon because it is an invasive weed from Europe that spreads like mad, much to the chagrin of landscapers and gardeners. "
8 Nettles recipes for spring cooking
Stinging Nettle - Urtica dioica Perennial (hardy in zones 3-10) Drying or cooking removes stinging effect of the leaves. Use in salt-reduced diets. Cooked young shoots are rich in iron. Important bio-dynamic herb: increasing the potency of neighbouring herbs, stimulating humus formation. Fresh whole leaves produce green, gold and chartreuse tones. $3 medium tall