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Re: Re: bunnies/ edibles

Chickweed is the bane of my existence. Just finished clearing it out  
of my perennial beds. When the anticipated snow melts and it dries a  
little, I'll get it out of the vegetable garden. Perhaps I should try  
it in a salad....

Cathy, west central IL, z5b

On Mar 20, 2006, at 7:05 AM, TeichFlora@aol.com wrote:

> Yes, exactly, just raw.  Had some in sourcream as a dip too, which  
> was  good.
>  My favorites in dips were the wild onions...wow great strong   
> flavor!!!
> Forgot to mention, the hot main meal (taster) was wild rice and  
> nopalitos
> (Opuntia cactus pads or better known as prickly pear).  Had seen  
> them for  sale
> at all the grocery stores around here, but never knew how to  
> prepare  them.
> They were okay, but no different than any other vegetable to  me.   
> I really
> liked the wild rice though...had a distinctive nutty flavor  to it,  
> and really
> long, much longer than the wild rice one purchases at the  store,  
> better taste
> too.
>  We did try the chickweed too....I liked it very much too.  Dh   
> informed me
> that he drew the line with me growing that in the vegy garden,   
> though.  He
> could deal with the Oxalis, but not the chickweed.  Oh  well....
> Noreen
> zone 9
> Texas Gulf Coast
> In a message dated 3/19/2006 11:02:21 PM Central Standard Time,
> gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:
> I could  live on all the wild Oxalis in my yard. <LOL>  How was it  
> prepared?
> Just added to a salad?  I know chick weed is edible,  too.
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