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    Enchanting Edible Flowers

    Eating flowers has a long and venerable history. In Victorian England, rose tarts and candied violets were favorites. Citrus blossom tea was a treat in 17th century Versailles. In the Orient, “golden needles” are a key ingredient in many dishes. Golden needles are dried day lily buds. And here in the Southwest, Natives feasted on squash blossoms, cholla buds, and…