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06-11-2013, 11:14 AM
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Wild Salad (one variation)

4 cups chickweed greens
3 cups black locust blossoms
1/2 cup sorrel leaves and flowers
1/2 cup wild strawberries
1/2 cup indian cucumber roots
1/2 cup pineapple weed flowers
1/4 cup butternuts
clover blossoms to garnish

Pretty self explanatory, wash and mix all ingredients.

This was an outstanding salad. The chickweed is a mild green and serves as an excellent base, the Black Locust blossoms are delicious with a vanilla-like flavor, the Sorrel adds a nice sourness to the dish, the strawberries add a nice sweetness and color, the pineapple weed adds a citrus element, the Cucumber Roots and Butternuts add nice flavor and texture. I have not yet come up with a wild dressing (am working on getting a hand crank oil press) but I would think a wild cider vinegar and butternut or hazelnut oil would pair nicely with this. I opted to use a strawberry balsamic with this and although it was not wild, it was amazing!!


06-11-2013, 11:36 AM
You sir, are an Artist.

06-11-2013, 12:00 PM
I can almost taste it......

06-11-2013, 12:29 PM
Sounds great, makes me hungry!!

06-11-2013, 12:56 PM
Thank you gentlemen!

06-11-2013, 01:05 PM
And because of YOU, in about 20 minutes I'll be munching on a mixed field greens salad with grilled chicken and raspberry vinaigrette dressing. :sneaky2: