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Dandelions are darlings of the foraging community. They are entirely edible. Apparently, you can use the roots (dried then ground) in a coffee-like tincture. I have also read you can simply prepare/eat dandelion roots the same way you would other root vegetables.
Herbalists use dandelion root to detoxify the liver and gallbladder, and dandelion leaves to support kidney function. Dandelion is a rich source of vitamins A, B complex, C,… [more]
Now that dandelions are in bloom: harvest the leaves to fill this pasta and save the small buds for the sauce. Need a drink to go with your flowery meal? Make dandelion mojitos… [more]. Use the stem for straws. Float a yellow flower on top.
I love going for a walk around the neighborhood, ogling dandelions. No longer dismissed as an invasive weed, no longer safe to sulk for years:
I went on an urban foraging tour in the middle of September, and thought I would share with you some of my ‘field notes.’
My interest in foraging continues to grow, so when I noticed an informal tour/gathering for urban foraging… [more] in my neighborhood—I didn’t hesitate to sign up. It is true that some berries and leaves are poisonous… which means I aim to learn this with caution and