Information

Food!

All about food!
Making food.
Eating food.
Where food comes from.
What you like
What you don't like.
Recipes.
How and why of food.
Bon appetit!

Members: 39
Latest Activity: 46 minutes ago

Fervet olla, vivit amicitia.

"While the pot boils, friendship endures."

Discussion Forum

Safety of frozen food

Started by Idaho Spud. Last reply by Patricia Dec 29, 2014. 12 Replies

Why do we call a large Mexican fowl "Turkey"?

Started by Daniel W. Last reply by sk8eycat Dec 20, 2014. 12 Replies

Herb danger

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Randall Smith Dec 17, 2014. 3 Replies

Pizza, come and get it!

Started by Nick Bottom. Last reply by Nick Bottom Nov 12, 2014. 19 Replies

Science explains mozarella on pizza

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Bertold Brautigan Nov 7, 2014. 7 Replies

What is your favorite apple?

Started by Daniel W. Last reply by Deidre Nov 4, 2014. 14 Replies

Beer, Beer, Glorious Beer!

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Bertold Brautigan Nov 3, 2014. 44 Replies

Comment Wall

Comment

You need to be a member of Food! to add comments!

Comment by The Flying Atheist on June 4, 2014 at 6:19pm

I ask the same thing about crab and lobster, both which I like.  They certainly do not look appetizing. 

Comment by Pat on June 4, 2014 at 6:04pm

You know, Felaine, I ask myself the same question about oysters. The first guy that ate them must have been starving to death.

Comment by sk8eycat on June 4, 2014 at 4:35pm

I often wonder how desperate the first person to try eating nettles must have been.  The same thought occurs when I look at an uncooked artichoke...or live snails.  Gah!

Comment by Idaho Spud on June 4, 2014 at 12:28pm

By the way, I did use gloves to harvest it, but once in a while I'd get stung when doing things with other plants near it, when I wasn't wearing gloves.  It never stung me bad, and the sting went away in about half an hour.

Comment by Idaho Spud on June 4, 2014 at 12:25pm

Years ago, I grew stinging nettle and enjoyed eating it.  When I started it here, it didn't taste good like it used to, so I pulled it out.

When I get more land, I'll try it again.  I suspect the soil here is not to the liking of the nettle as well as several other things.

Comment by The Flying Atheist on June 4, 2014 at 10:09am

I've never heard of nettles, so I Googled and read the Wikipedia article.  What an interesting and multifunctional plant.  Food-wise, it sounds very nutritious.   

Comment by Pat on June 4, 2014 at 8:17am

There's line in an Irish song about a woman picking nettles, The Bold Fenian Men, about the revolutionaries in the 1868 uprising against England. And, here's an Irish recipe for nettle soup.

Comment by Randall Smith on June 4, 2014 at 7:08am

Just finished a book Longevity Now, which, among many other things, recommended eating stinging nettles. If you don't know, one needs welder's gloves to handle them! They are brutal. Anyway, I carefully grabbed a few, chopped them up and stuck them in a potato soup mix. While I couldn't actually taste them, they didn't seem to affect the soup's flavor. And, as promised in the book, the sting went out of them. I wonder how many years the nettles added to my life!

Comment by Randall Smith on June 2, 2014 at 7:24am

Pat: not ice cream on top, yogurt!  I'm still a good atheist!

Comment by tom sarbeck on June 1, 2014 at 3:40pm

Joan, what kind of spices does your recipe require?

And does it require baking or freezing?

 

Members (37)

 
 
 

Support Atheist Nexus

Donate Today

Donate

 

Help Nexus When You Buy From Amazon

Amazon

Nexus on Social Media:

© 2015   Atheist Nexus. All rights reserved. Admin: Richard Haynes.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service