Dandelion Feast!


Tasty vegetable and medicinal right from your lawn!

Bubbe's Nightly Feast: For Cooks Who Are Afraid of Their Kitchen

The rain is gone for now and the dandelions have opened their sunny faces again.


I used less than half the dandelions in my yard and show the progress from pulling them up (by the roots) to the cooking pot, fring pan and hung to dry for tea later. There are so many other dandelion possibilities you will never spray herbicide again. Later this summer we’ll diverge from eating for a few minutes to make some dandelion soap, but for now, feast away.

DSCN0096 Step 1. Pull up a bunch of dandelions.

DSCN0098 Step 2. Separate the roots from leaves and flowers.

DSCN0100 Step 3.Clean the leaves and flowers thoroughly.

DSCN0123 Step 4. Pop the leaves in a pot with some butter or olive oil, salt and pepper, on low, stirring occasionally.

DSCN0126 Eat them when they look like this.

DSCN0099 Step 5. Gently pat the dandelion heads dry.

DSCN0127 Step 6. Dip them in your favorite…

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