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TAG : edible flowers

Jeweled Jars: The Usual and Unusual Suspects

 What unique foods do you “put up” at the end of the growing season?  Which garden jewels merit jar space on your pantry shelves?  Read on to learn about some of our favorites.I love flowers, especially the edible ones!  And they make their way into my preserving recipes.  Lavender ...

Edible Flowers Revisited

Many flowers of summer have stopped blooming and you’re wondering how to keep edible flowers on your plate.  Take heart!  There’s a whole season of delicious blooms still ahead.  Many of your herbs will still be in flower for another month or so, as will squash, okra, nasturtium, and ...

Sunny Floral Desserts

I’ve told you that edible flowers are so much more versatile in the kitchen than just used in desserts.  They are.  But they also make incredible, mouth-watering desserts!  The main thing to remember is that edible flowers can be important ingredients in your dessert concoctions, not just ...

Edible Flowers of Summer

If you enjoyed the post Edible Flowers of Spring, then you’ll love learning about all the wonderful edible flowers of summer and how to use them in your kitchen.  Elegant day lilies, sunny squash blossoms, and graceful gladiolas take center stage in summer.  You can add crunchy texture, ...

Edible Flowers of Spring

What is crunchy and tastes like a bean yet is exotically big and colorful?  Is there something of many hues with a bite like black pepper?  Can something pink smell and taste like cloves?  What is purple but reminds your taste buds of licorice?  How can something soft and blue taste like ...

Lavender For Dinner

When was the last time you made a meal out of your flower bed?  Edible flowers have been all the rage, but they are still often relegated to garnish or just for dessert.  We’re going to make an entire meal with recipes using lavender. Dried or fresh lavender buds can be found at farmers ...

Rule Breaking Gardening

We didn’t know what we didn’t know when my husband and I moved to our five acres of dreams in the countryside.  One of those dreams was to raise much of our own food.  We started with vegetables.  We got to know our neighbors, the local farmers who were already growing food with ...

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