Tuesday, January 31, 2012


Wild Spring Salad
Clockwise from bottom left: Oxalis, Chickweed, Dandelion, Mallow, Spiderwort
And featuring redbud blooms in the center

The redbud trees will begin to bloom very soon -- especially if we continue to have such spring-like weather! Enjoy the gorgeous pink blooms in your salads.

Cercis canadensis

Edible part(s): Flowers, young tender pods

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Sow Thistle

Sow Thistle Tarts

Young sow thistle (Sonchus asper and Sonchus oleraceus) leaves and tender stems make a lovely, vitamin-rich vegetable. Tart recipe coming soon!

 Sonchus oleraceus

Edible Part(s): Leaves, stems, flowers, roots

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