Tag: chive blossoms

Nettle Soup with Oyster Mushrooms

I’ve been curious about cooking with nettles for some time now. They’re reputed to have really great health benefits: vitamins A and C, carotene, calcium, iron, magnesium, and potassium, as well as being able to help with arthritis, allergies, and digestion. A traditional form of medicine, but one that you

Chard & Saffron Cakes with Goat’s Milk Feta, and Things This Week

What a week! I left my job of 2 1/2 years, which really was like my baby. (I was tasked with creating a new fisheries outreach program for NOAA Office of Law Enforcement for the Northeast Division — Maine to Virginia.) I initially had little idea what direction to take

Roasted Duck with Carrot & Potato Mash, Chives, Ramps, and Fiddleheads

Nothing like an edible bouquet for Mother’s Day! So the day started out with green juice – and ended with molasses & maple glazed roasted duck, carrot and potato mash with chive blossom duckfat and buttermilk, and sauteed ramps and fiddleheads. From one end of the spectrum to the other.

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