Tag Archives: tubers

Turmeric is more than a bright yellow spice


Turmeric is an herb likely not in most people‚Äôs spice racks, at least by itself. Curry powder is roughly 50% turmeric. Mustard owes much of its yellow color to turmeric. I like to use turmeric in most relishes and pickles … Continue reading

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Fig buttercups are another beautiful but invasive p


Last week I discussed plants that can be loved by some and hated by others. I never mentioned fig buttercup, also known as the lesser celandine or pilewort. It is a low growing perennial that makes its growth in the … Continue reading

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