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Lamb’s Quarters Recipe

Lamb’s Quarter is a wonderful weedy temperate climate spinach relative that is adapted to agricultural landscapes. The leaves of this plant can be eaten raw or cooked, in any way spinach can be used. This recipe was developed by Michael Adler who apologizes for his practice of not measuring ingredients!

INGREDIENTS Lamb’s quarters (stripped from […]

Callaloo and Salt Cod Recipe

Callaloo (Amaranthus sp.) is a fast-growing spinach relative adapted to a tropical climate. The leaves and young stems are cooked at eaten in a variety of ways. All or nearly all amaranths are edible, both as vegetables and seeds, though some are better suited for one or the other use, and some have better […]

Callaloo and Sweet Potato Recipe

Callaloo (Amaranthus sp.) is a fast-growing spinach relative adapted to a tropical climate. The leaves and young stems are cooked at eaten in a variety of ways. All or nearly all amaranths are edible, both as vegetables and seeds, though some are better suited for one or the other use, and some have better […]

Molokhiya

Buy Molokhiya Seeds

Molokhiya, Jew’s mallow (Corchorus olitorius) is a fast-growing annual is a relative of jute. It may have first been eaten by the ancient Hebrews, while in Egypt. It is also called jute, Egyptian spinach, Jews mallow, Jute mallow, or saluyot. It grows up to ten feet tall. The leaves are about 3 […]

Quailgrass

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Quailgrass (Celosia argentea) is not a true grass but instead belongs to the Amaranth family. Like other amaranths, quailgrass is quite nutritious and contains high levels of protein, vitamins A and C, and provides a good source of calcium and iron. The leaves are mild tasting and lack the bitter qualities […]

Sugar Cane

Sugar Cane (Saccharum officinarum) is a perennial grass species with a sugary stem that can be chewed on, or refined into sugar. In North Florida, it has historically been used to make (cane) syrup.

It enjoys moist soil that is high in organic matter, and if you can get it, clay. I have been […]

Mulberry

Mulberry Trees (Morus rubra [red], alba [White], nirga [black]) are medium to large, spreading, deciduous trees. The taxonomy of mulberries is complicated and disputed, with 150 species named, but only 10-16 generally cited by botanical authorities. Mulberry taxonomy is further complicated by the ability of many species to cross-pollinate with each other and form […]

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I love to cook. Cooking is therapy for me: an alchemical, fundamental, primitive process of creation that connects me with the earth and my ancestors. But I don’t want to cook every day, dishing up balanced meals three times or even once a day. There are too many things to do every day every […]

Welcome!

Welcome to the My Recipe Blog – inspired by the Edible Plant Project in Gainesville, Florida.I shall post my favorite recipes here – and also those I am trying out so you can help me make them better.There’ll be photos and videos and other fun stuff.Thanks for passing by – come back soon!Miranda

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