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Squash blossoms?

Buckskin2 Jul 17, 2009 04:47 PM

How do you cook squash blossoms? We have more squash & pumpkins than we need & thought maybe we ought to eat the blossoms. Suggestions?

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  1. Caralien RE: Buckskin2 Jul 17, 2009 05:14 PM

    Fried as is, stuffed with sausage and either fried or used as dumpling wrappers, as a flavouring for soup. They're awesome. The flavour is somewhere between honey, flowers, and je ne sais quoi. It adds body to soups.

    1. 512window RE: Buckskin2 Jul 17, 2009 05:46 PM

      stuff them with goat cheese and then fry them up.
      Never plant too many squash plants! 2 is probably too many.

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        kevin47 RE: Buckskin2 Jul 17, 2009 06:20 PM

        I either drizzle with olive oil and sea salt, or put them in a cheese quesadilla (go light on the cheese so the flavor of the flower comes through).

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          torty RE: Buckskin2 Jul 17, 2009 09:49 PM

          I plant those crazy zukes just for the blossoms. Pick in the morning, pass through a batter of 1/2 cornmeal and 1/2 rice flour, seasoned with salt and pepper. Pan fry. We like a sweet chili dip- just that stuff in a bottle cut with a touch of lemon or vinegar. Best eaten on the patio in the early evening.

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