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Post  walshevak on 3/11/2012, 10:16 am

Found this list and thought I would post it. Triple duty plants: food for the soul, the palate, and the bees.

http://whatscookingamerica.net/EdibleFlowers/EdibleFlowersMain.htm

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Post  camprn on 3/11/2012, 11:43 am

walshevak wrote:Found this list and thought I would post it. Triple duty plants: food for the soul, the palate, and the bees.

http://whatscookingamerica.net/EdibleFlowers/EdibleFlowersMain.htm

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Post  Ha-v-v on 3/11/2012, 4:23 pm

Yes !! thank you. I am forever looking to put "edible pretties" in Smile
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Post  shannon1 on 3/12/2012, 12:31 am

I used violas I grew this winter in salads a big hit, pretty and peppery. If useing in salads a good tip I read, before I did it thank goodness, make, toss, and dress the salad THEN add flowers. Most flowers are not tuff enough to stand up to all that rough handleing;) . It might be common sence but that is something saddly I am not all that long on.
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Post  quiltbea on 3/12/2012, 1:58 pm

The only thing I've eaten are nasturtiums on a salad. Would love to try some others, especially fried squash blossoms.
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