Earthnuts or Pignuts (Conopodium Majus)

Written by Simon Mitchell

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The older name for Earthnuts is 'Earth Chestnuts' and this gives you a clue to their taste - a chestnut texture but with a more earthy taste. There's nothing like carefully digging one of these up during a walk inrepparttar woods. Do it with your fingernails. Asrepparttar 147223 earthy taste hitsrepparttar 147224 senses you are drawn more completely into contact withrepparttar 147225 nature around you. A true 'pomme de terre'. Gerard's Herbal mentions that 'There is a Plaister made ofrepparttar 147226 seeds hereof, whereof to write in this place were impertinent to our historie'....Probably witches again!

Earthnuts also get a mention in Shakespeare's 'Tempest', from Caliban as he promises: "I prithee, let me bring thee where crabs grow; And with my long nails I will dig thee pignuts".

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Wine racks are great for all your bottle storage needs

Written by Curtis Miller

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Wrought iron wine racks are essential for anyone wanting to add that special touch to any room in their house and have bottle storage to.

Specialty Wine Racks And you may want to consider specialty wine racks. This category of bottle storage is very large and what one can find here is quite amazing.

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