This easy dandelion jelly recipe uses less sugar than most flower jelly recipes, creating a light and delicious jelly. To make your dandelion jelly, you'll need dandelion blossoms, water, lemon juice, sugar, Pomona's Pectin and calcium water. I like this recipe because it uses only one fourth as much sugar of most dandelion jelly recipes and no artificial color.
In this post, we'll talk about which parts of flowers are edible (such as edible petals), nutrition value, how they taste and how to use them. The top ten list of edible flowers includes those flowers that are most commonly used and easily identified. For the adventurous eaters, we've also added an edible flower list featuring the names (common and scientific) of over 60 more flowers you can eat. [Read more…] about Edible Flowers List with Edible Flower Names and Pictures
Today's featured plant is the Common Dandelion, Taraxacum officinale.
The common dandelion is also known as Piss-in-bed, lion's tooth, blow ball, fortune teller, red-seeded dandelion, arctic dandelion, doonheadclock, tell-time, clock flower, bitterwort, yellow gowan, swine snort, Irish daisy, wet-a-bed, priest's crown, cankerwort, puffball and wild endive. (I think “swine snort” is my favorite.) [Read more…] about Common Dandelion – Weekly Weeder #17