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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