Foraging & Using Goldenrod Goldenrod blooms right around the time ragweed pollen starts causing trouble, so is often unjustly blamed for causing allergies. The fact though is that goldenrod pollen is heavy and spread by insects, instead of the wind like
Foraging for Pine Needles (and other conifer needles)
Best way to cook sweet potatoes. Place sweet potatoes into baking dish. Slit each sweet potato with knife. Add about inch of water to the baking dish. Cover with foil and bake at 350 for 45 minutes – 1 hour.