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It’s Wisteria Time, Again! I went back to the Wisteria spot that I discovered last year, and it was prolific. Several photos from last years post have been replaced, and more added. The flowers frozen last year remained wonderfully, until last month. Thank goodness they are back!

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By now, you know, I LOVE eating flowers! 

So, of course, when I read that lovely Wisteria is edible, I had to try it. 

Many foraging guides recommend making fritters with the fragrant flowers. 

My first thought was TEMPURA!  Oh yummy, tempura, with my favorite Thai’ dipping sauce!  Yes, a rare, worthy excuse to eat fried food.  Yes, I’m in! 

Oh, but, wait.  It took two years to find wild, forage-able, reachable, Wisteria.  Because good things do, actually, come to those who wait, guess what I found, just the other day!?!?!?!?  Wisteria frutescens!

 

A good deal of it; where I could reach it, more than 100 yards from traffic, behind a vacant lot, prolifically growing amongst several other wild edibles, like, Japanese knotweed, Polygonum cuspidatum, Autumn Olive, Elaeagnus umbellata, and Garlic mustard, Alliaria petiolata.  If we can’t beat ‘em, we sure better eat ‘em!

 

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