Purslane

Purslane is one of the marvelous volunteers in my garden plot. While others see it as a weed, I encourage it, and harvest a bag or two every week during its growing season. Here are three ways I use purslane: in my morning greens smoothie in soup - it has a lemony...

December Dandelions

You need a certain mindset to think dandelion leaves are lovely. A Sunday afternoon walk is pretty common, but stopping to pick dandelions? Not so much. But when you consider that they are chock full of health benefits, more than almost any vegetable you could buy -...