Stinging Nettles


A pot of boiled nettles means savory greens and earthy tea.A pot of boiled nettles means savory greens and earthy tea.Stinging nettle soup, sans sting.A field of pain.The stinging nettle ceases to sting as soon as it's cooked.
A pot of boiled nettles means savory greens and earthy tea.

Stinging nettles want you to stay away. They don’t warn you with bright red markings or thorns, but the gentlest graze of their stalks or leaves deposits stinging hairs into your skin. Each tiny spike acts as a needle, injecting a cocktail of chemicals that cause burning sensations.

But those willing to take the risk of harvesting of this abundant plant stand to reap a delicious, nutritious reward. Stinging nettles are hearty with a nutty, mild flavor. They’re also extremely high in an…

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