Sunflower Stems — My urban homestead

Lately I have been inspired by Pascal Bauder’s cookbook The New Wildcrafted Cuisine and can’t quit yapping on about it. Most recently I found myself trying to apply his eye to sunflowers. They are a common weed in my area, and so useful to the birds and so pretty in bloom that I can hardly […]

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Making laundry soap to reduce waste — Valley’s End Farm – Terra Permaculture

We have been very lucky here to host Isa from Brazil who taught us and our PDC students how to make basic laundry-type soap from used cooking oil. Used oil (cooking oil) is not easily disposable. You can compost it with lots of wood chips. I suppose you can give it to your chooks in […]

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Roasted Spicy Vinaigrette — Foodfhonebook!!!!

Originally posted on Valley Vegetarian: This Indian-inspired recipe is great as a dressing for grain-based salads or as a marinade. It is both vegan and gluten-free. Ingredients: 1 teaspoon coriander seeds 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 teaspoon fennel seeds ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard Salt and…

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