TIP OF THE DAY: Don’t Let Nettle Season Pass You By

Top: Add nettles to soup, such as this Potato, Nettle and Green Garlic Soup. Center: Nettles. Bottom: Green garlic. Photos courtesy Good Eggs | SF.   A year ago, we wrote about stinging nettles. also called common nettles and wild nettles. Here’s that background article. Today’s tip is a reminder not to let the brief…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Stinging Nettles

Wild nettles. Photo courtesy Good Eggs | San Francisco.   If you like to scour farmers markets looking for rare seasonal delicacies, keep an eye out for stinging nettles, Urtica dioica. Now there’s a name that can get the juices flowing—or not. Some varieties have no sting or burn*; those that do can be neutralized…
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