fiddlehead fern


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Noun1.fiddlehead fern - New World fern having woolly cinnamon-colored spore-bearing fronds in early spring later surrounded by green frondsfiddlehead fern - New World fern having woolly cinnamon-colored spore-bearing fronds in early spring later surrounded by green fronds; the early uncurling fronds are edible
osmund, flowering fern - any fern of the genus Osmunda: large ferns with creeping rhizomes; naked sporangia are on modified fronds that resemble flower clusters
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This is a celebration of the fiddlehead fern season and summer music
The fiddlehead fern is one of the first edibles that appears in the spring.
Chris Lobkovich - Bookstore Bar & Cafe Fiddlehead Fern Salad
Here we use DNA sequences and AFLP data to investigate the genetic variation of the fiddlehead fern at two geographic scales to infer the historical biogeography of the species.
Ninety recipes are adapted here for home cooks and while some require access to unusual ingredients to be found locally in the wild--such as Fiddlehead Fern Salad or Smoked Trout and Dandelion Green Salad--most (such as Potato and Pinto Bean Enchiladas) can be easily duplicated simply with access to a good market.
For $25, patrons can sample such pairings as Baby Asparagus Tips with House-cured Ham, Maine Lobster and English Peas and Fiddlehead Fern Salad paired with a trio of classic, aromatic white wines.
The fiddlehead fern is a perennial that appears in early spring during the months of April and May, lasting approximately three weeks.
Roses represent the boy's face, while protea suggest the faces of the goats, whose curly horns are fiddlehead ferns.
She carried a bouquet of circus roses and fiddlehead ferns with stems tied in eggshell ribbon and adorned with a vintage brooch and golden locket enclosing a picture of her late grandfather.
Pancetta-Wrapped Farm Egg with Kale and Fiddlehead Ferns (Serves 4)