I sat down to glance through my Grit, and I was somewhat surprised to see a recipe for dandelion salad (Miss Bonnie's Dandelion Green
Salad, http://bit.ly/1BbCYuo, in the January/February issue), and so surprised it was very different from my grandmother's.
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.
Hiner's Wicked Pickles and Miss Bonnie's Dandelion Green
Salad to Great-Grandma's Fruit Cake.
Add "horto" to pita, and it might be a pie filled with leafy mustard or dandelion greens
. Spanakopita is filled with spinach and cheese.
The first course was a salad of wild, foraged greens including dandelion greens
, seen on lawns in Nassau and Suffolk counties with an apple cider vinegar, paired with Outlands, an apple cider.
You will find 100 vegan recipes, including Mango Lassi Smoothie, Cashew Nog, Chia Berry Breakfast Pudding, Home-Style Grits, Artichoke Dip with Pita Chips, Summer Rolls, Lemongrass Noodle Soup, Cajun Quinoa with Okra and Tomato, Citrusy Dandelion Greens
Salad, Braised Sesame Kale, Roasted Curry Cauliflower, Tempeh Panini, Vegetable Pot Pie, Savory Vegetable Quiche, Fudge Walnut Brownies, Perfect Pecan Pie, and Raspberry Cheesecake Tartlets.
Supplement your diet with leafy vegetables such as bitter gourd, arugula, dandelion greens
, spinach, mustard greens and chicory.
Bitter, pungent, and detoxifying, they include dandelion greens
, purslane, ramps, sorrel, lamb's quarters, chickweed, chicory, shepherd's purse, escarole, fiddleheads, wild prickly lettuce, mache, nettles, frisee, sour grass, and onion grass.
Other popular items in vegetable juices are parsley, dandelion greens
, kale, celery, fennel, and cucumbers.
The family made many good preserves and salads and good things to eat from these foods gathered, even salads from dandelion greens
. The kids played in a natural swimming pool and ate fish their dad caught and cooked in an outdoor oven.
Built on the four pillars of biscuits, grits, toast and "treats," the menu includes basics like biscuit sandwiches made with fluffy eggs and Bentons bacon and open-faced sandwiches with deviled eggs and wilted dandelion greens
, served alongside coffee brewed in consultation with Sarasota's best coffee shop, Perq.
The Best Summer Salad Dandelion greens
1 clove garlic Olive oil Balsamic vinegar Salt and pepper Cut up garlic.