Wild Adventures with Marilynn Dawson

Wild Adventures Part 6: Processing Continued. . .

I sit here tonight drinking a test cup of nettle, dandelion, chokecherry leaves, semi-crushed dried berries and stems, and homegrown mint leaves and stems.  I mixed one part dandelion to two parts of everything else more or less, and one part mint roughly.  The resulting tea had a very grassy taste with a decidedly nettle … Continue reading Wild Adventures Part 6: Processing Continued. . .

Wild Adventures with Marilynn Dawson

Wild Adventures Part 2 – Taste-tests as the Research Continues

So far in our research and taste-testing, we pretty much have the makings of a spinach salad replacement figured out.  Everyone has taste-tested Dandelion leaves, Dandelion flowers, chickweed, plantain, and purslane.  Based on the research I've been putting into these plants and creating a spreadsheet to compare nutritional value, uses, and medicinal value, it will … Continue reading Wild Adventures Part 2 – Taste-tests as the Research Continues