From Garden to Table: Recipes from Your Backyard


Many of the same flowers that add those much-loved pops of color to your garden can add taste and color to your plate, too. Edible flowers include carnations, geraniums, daylilies, sunflowers, roses, and marigolds, and these (plus many others) are surprisingly delicious when fried, added to salads, or used to flavor ice cream. But before you dig in, make sure the blooms you are eating aren’t poisonous.

Try them in: Dandelion Quiche; Flower Honey; Rose Petal Ice Cream; Batter-Dipped and Fried Flowers.

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