Courtesy of J J Dippel, aka DXSMac
Young leaves are good in salads. Older leaves are best cooked with butter, salt, and pepper.
This relative of the artichoke has a good heart, but beware of the prickles. Cook the whole flower, then peel away to the delicious heart.
Pine Needles are rich in Vitamin C. Pine Needles are pleasant to chew on. You can also steep them in boiling water and drink a tea that smells like Christmas.
Gathered first thing in the morning, rose petals make a tasty and beautiful topping for a salad.
Young underground shoots taste like celery and cucumber. Can be eaten raw, boiled, or baked.
Choose the lower, larger leaves, and cook in a pot with onions, butter, and rice.
Last modified 03/11/2009
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