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About Milkweed Blossoms Recipe

Recipe Ingredients

1 milkweed buds
1 ; boiling water
1 butter, to taste

Recipe Preparation

Unopened buds are delicious when cooked but must be treated first to
remove bitterness. Put them in a pot, pour on boiling water, boil
one minute, drain, and pour on more boiling water. Repeat this
process three times or until no bitterness remains when you taste
them. Cook them a little longer until just tender and serve with
butter.

Reader Jean McLain of Peoria, IL wrote "The Herb Companion" and
asked: "Any ideas what can be done to use milkweed blossoms? The
fragrance is musky but not unpleasant. Could they be used in
moth-repellant bags?" HC responded with the above recipe and said
they could find no mention of any use of the blossoms as a moth
repellent.

From "In Basket: Letters from Our Readers" in "The Herb Companion."
Dec. 1992/Jan. 1993, Vol. 5, No. 2. Pg. 6. Posted by Cathy Harned.

 

 

Servings: 1

 

 

 

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