Edible Forest Garden

Hosted by JoSele Swopes
Group active since Fri, Dec 17, 2010

This group is designed for people that seek the natural side of life. To bring Recipes, Edible Forest Farming, and many natural ideas from each and everyone of you to utilize and enjoy. I want each and every one of you to enjoy entering recipes, ideas, and just plain conversation. I do not want any one to feel uneasy or afraid to post your ideas...This is a place to have fun and learn from others.

JoSele Swopes
Dec 23, 2010

Dear Santa

Dear Santa!!! Please bring me a CAR 'cause I'm getting a rash using the Broomstick!!

JoSele Swopes
Dec 20, 2010

New Socks

When I'm in an elevator, I stare at people till they get nervous then keep staring with a straight face and tell them "I got new socks, wanna see?"

JoSele Swopes
Dec 19, 2010

Substituting meat with Mushrooms

How to Use Mushrooms As a Meat Substitute

Here is a site that gives you pointers on Substituting meat with Mushrooms

wikiHow - The How-to Manual That You Can Edit


JoSele Swopes
Dec 19, 2010

Mushroom Lovers

Here is a web site for the Mushroom Lover, they have kits you can order so you can grown your own Mushrooms...


Sondra & Doug Williams, “Ma & Pa” Shiitake

JoSele Swopes
Dec 19, 2010


You love your pets too much when you talk to them and call them your baby or yourself mommy.

JoSele Swopes
Dec 18, 2010


If common sense was common, wouldn't everybody have it?

JoSele Swopes
Dec 17, 2010

Chakkaravalli Kizhangu / Sweet Potato Poriyal Recipe

If you go to the site scroll all the way down the page...Test this recipe and see what you think. Report the results back to everyone...

Chakkaravalli Kizhangu / Sweet Potato Poriyal Recipe
Source: Southern Spice by Chandra Padmanabhan
Serves: 2

2 cups sweet potatoes, cut into small cubes
2 green chillies
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1.5 tbsp poriyal masala podi

For tempering:

2 tsp oil
1/4 tsp mustard seeds
1/4 tsp jeera/cumin seeds
1 red chilli, halved
A pinch of hing (optional)
A few curry leaves

1. Heat oil for tempering in a pan and add all the ingredients. When the mustard seeds beginning to pop, add the turmeric, green chillies and sweet potatoes with some salt and 1/3 cup water. Mix well.

2. Cook closed for 10-12 mins until the sweet potatoes are soft and cooked. If there is extra water, leave the pan open and let it evaporate. Once the mixture is dry, add the poriyal podi and stir well.

3. Serve hot with steamed rice.

JoSele Swopes
Dec 17, 2010

New Test recipe for everyone to try

I posted this as a test recipe I found on line, I will post the recipe for the sweet potatoes to try it with...

Jodie's NM Chili Spice Mix