Common mullein (Verbascum thapsus) has intrigued me ever since I first identified it on the trail I walk many mornings, the High Bridge Trail hear in Virginia. It’s a common roadside and field weed in America as well as Europe with a long and valuable traditional use in herbal medicine.
Cooking wheat berries seems mysterious until you realize that cooking this whole grain is just like cooking any grain. Time, heat, water, and more time, and you’ve got a superfood packed with nutrition.
Here’s why learning about cooking wheat berries will change your mind about eating whole grains.
What are these white grubs (and what do they eat)? I wondered as I dug into the mulch pile. My spade kept unearthing the big, fat, white grubs. What on earth were they, why were they in my mulch pile, and should I kill them before they eat my plants?
Thinking of growing thyme in your home garden? Thyme offers a beautiful, fragrant herb. It’s a wonderful recipe ingredient. Plus, the plant makes a beautiful garden addition.
I whipped up this light and fluffy peanut butter bread recipe this morning and it came out terrific. When you’re craving bread for breakfast, this peanut butter bread hits the spot. Not too heavy, not too moist, it’s perfect with a glass of milk.