Grow Some Zucchini, Eat the Blossoms!
Vegetable gardeners grow their own food partly to get the incomparable flavor of home-grown vegetables, and one of the easiest vegetables to grow is zucchini. All you need is regular water and sun, and zucchini will multiply beyond your wildest imagination. Home-grown zucchini have a delightful flavor compared to the ones from the store, you can even eat the blossoms for a gourmet treat from the garden! Here are a couple of delicious ideas for cooking squash blossoms.
For fantastic step-by-step photos of making fried zucchini blossoms, check out a wonderful post at Dinner in the Yellow House.
Blogher food Editor Kalyn Denny loves to grow zucchini. She hasn't cooked the blossoms yet, but recently tried out a new recipe for Cheesy Zucchini with Garlic and Parsley.