Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Can you name this vegetable?

This is a delicacy.

This is worth waiting a year to eat.

It is a flower stalk of garlic. It is called a scape. And it is fantastic in omelets and frittata. It tastes like garlic asparagus.

I am drooling.

We are eating them Saturday morning with the Lund and Jensen families. I will go out and harvest them Friday. By cutting off the flower stalk, I force the plant to make a bigger clove of garlic.


My dear husband has said it for years and really, really hopes I brush my teeth before I kiss him.

My favorite vegetable is garlic.

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