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Dandelion Greens

Dandelion Greens The dandelion (taraxacum officinale) is a flowering plant, sometimes referred to as the king of weeds. It grows wild through out the world. Dandelions might possibly be native to Europe, North Africa, Northern Asia, and North America. The word dandelion comes from the French words dent de lion, which refers to its pointed leaves. (Lion's tooth). It was named by a surgeon in the 15th century. According to legend, dandelion never grows where there are no human inhabitants. The early pioneers found no trace of them in western America on their arrival, but after a few years, up sprang a dandelion head and soon there were millions of them. Native Americans learned to love the

Curry Leaves

Curry Leaves Curry leaves, (murraya koenigii), are a fragrant herb from South East Asia, and India. They are used in South Indian and Sri Lankan cuisines. They are leaves of a small deciduous tree in the citrus family. They are shiny, and look like citrus leaves. They have a pungent, curry fragrance. Curry leaves can also be found dried. Curry leaves enhance metabolism, control diabetes, and will help reduce the cholesterol in coconut oil when used together. © 2014 Chef Jennifer M. Denlinger All rights reserved cite me: Denlinger, J. (2014, August 14). Curry Leaves. Retrieved from: FloridaChef.net #curryleaves

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