HOME > Chowhound > Home Cooking >

Discussion

fiddleheads?

  • 4

What do I with fiddleheads? I think I'm supposed to par boil them. I don't know please help.

  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
Delete
  1. yup..def need to par boil. I havn't had them for a long while...but growing up Mum used to just boil them then put a bit of vinegar on them. Done. Though these days i would probably do a quick boil and then sautee. MMMM...fiddleheads....dang it...now im going to have to go find some!

    2 Replies
    1. re: mapleleafgirl

      I agree, boil then toss in a pan with butter.

      1. re: porker

        I just toss them in a pan with olive oil and a little salt...I never parboil and they taste fine.