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My Herbal Bitters Made A Tasty Mojito

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My Herbal Bitters Made A Tasty Mojito

What are Bitters? Ever heard of bitters before?  Bitters are bitter herbs infused into alcohol and used as a digestive aid, to be taken before or after a meal.  This is a well-known traditional practice in Europe but it is just another one of those herbal secrets that got lost over the generations after moving to the “new world”.  The two times I remember hearing about bitters are when we were traveling, once in Cuba and another time in Germany.  Cuba has their famous Mojito drink and I sure enjoyed them while there.  I remember our bartender telling me the...

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Prairie Wildcrafting in Early Spring

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Prairie Wildcrafting in Early Spring

  To say 2020 has been a strange year is an understatement.  The devastation of the Covid-19 pandemic has affected all our lives in many ways.  The part I want to touch on today is the fear people have had of food shortages.  While we haven’t really ran out of anything we can’t live without, and I mean fruit & vegetables by that, I feel people have become more aware lately of what they are eating and where our food comes from.  I hope more people plant a garden this year or if space is limited to plant some garden...

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