One Sloppy Land Surveyor Almost Caused a War Between Missouri and Iowa

When Sheriff Uriah S. Gregory—those who knew him called him Sandy—made his way into disputed territory for the second time, he must have known it would not go well for him. When he crossed from land that surely belonged to the state of Missouri onto land that might have belonged to the territory of Iowa, … Read more

Rainbow Whole Fruit Popsicles Recipe (No Sugar Added)

Rainbow Whole Fruit Popsicles Recipe (No Sugar Added) Recipe type: Popsicles Cuisine: Treats Print Meet the rainbow whole fruit popsicle. No chemicals, artificial colours, no added sugar of any kind, no other ingredients other than whole fruit, and boy is it a good one. Ingredients 2 kiwis 1 cup strawberry halves 1 cup roughly chopped mango 1 … Read more

Nettle Tea

Nettle Tea Recipe type: Drinks Cuisine: Universal Print This mild tasting tea has a plethora of uses: Reduces allergy symptoms Treats symptoms of the digestive tract Maintains healthy kidneys and urinary tract Reduces gout symptoms Eases joint pain associated with arthritis Reduces fluid retention Helps detoxify the body overall Can treat an enlarged prostate Nettle is also … Read more

Stinging Nettle Soup

Stinging Nettle Soup Recipe type: Universal Cuisine: Soups & Stews Print Uncooked stinging nettles will sting you, so be sure to wear gloves when handling them. For best flavour, harvest only the top section of the plant, containing the first four leaves. When foraging for any wild plants, make sure you have positively identified what you are … Read more


Puchero Recipe type: Soups Cuisine: Mexican Print Ingredients /2 Cup Chickpeas 2 Small Zucchini ¼ Pound Boneless lamb 2 Small Sweet potatoes ¼ Pound Boneless beef 1 Cup Corn cut from the cob 3 Pound Chicken 2 White potatoes, boiled in jackets ½ Pound Ham 3 Barely ripe bananas 1 Large Onion ½ Teaspoon Coriander seeds, crushed … Read more

Chipotle Sauce

Chipotle Sauce Recipe type: Dressings, Sauces Cuisine: Mexican Print Ingredients 2 Chipotle Chiles; 2 Bacon; Slices, Finely Cut Up ¼ Cup Onion; Finely Chopped, 1 small 3 Cup Tomatoes; Finely Chopped 1 Cup Beef Broth ¼ Cup Carrot; Finely Chopped ¼ Cup Celery; Finely Chopped ¼ Cup Fresh Cilantro; Snipped ½ Teaspoon Salt ¼ Teaspoon Pepper Instructions … Read more

Welsh Pasties

Welsh Pasties Recipe type: Appetizers Cuisine: Irish Cook time:  20 mins Total time:  20 mins Print Ingredients Filling: 2 leeks (whites shredded) or 1 large onion, finely chopped 1 tbsp. vegetable oil 1 lb. minced beef 1 large carrot, finely chopped 1 stalk celery, finely chopped 2 medium potatoes, diced 1 cup chicken broth 2 tbsp. flour … Read more

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