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Pick Up (Carefully) Stinging Nettles In Your Farmers Market

Stinging Nettles
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Stinging Nettles

Ross Reynolds interviews food writer Sara Dickerman about an early green offering in the farmers market: stinging nettles. They really do sting, but Dickerman explains how to handle them and make a delicious pesto that's distinctively different from basil pesto. You can pick them in the wild or get them at farmers market through May.