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10 Common Flowers You Should Eat

When most people think of flowers, eating them isn't usually the first thing that comes to mind. However, many of these beautiful plants can be eaten and can add color and texture to a raw salad or …

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A Recipe for Vitamin C-Rich Sun Tea

According to Gardenista editor Erin, making sun tea is kind of like cheating. In the best way. It sounds fancy and tastes delicious, but requires less effort than you'd think. This recipe is from …

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Make Your Own Shimmering Rose Petal Ice Cubes

Remember walking around with a pink-stained tongue all summer long? Gardenista editor Michelle doesn't advocate the return of Kool-Aid to your diet, but if you keep a tray of DIY rose petal ice cube…

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4 Ways to Eat Your Flowers

As many of our favorite flowers blossom, we're planning to incorporate the edible varieties into our menus.  Here are four favorite recipes to add a bit of color and flora to your fare: Above: Of…

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Use Edible Flowers for Extra Elegance

When it comes to a meal, flowers are typically used as a centerpiece to make the table more inviting. With edible flowers, you can use these pretty plants to add color and even flavor to the meals you…

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42 Flowers You Can Eat

The culinary use of flowers dates back thousands of years to the Chinese, Greek and Romans. Many cultures use flowers in their traditional cooking--think of squash blossoms in Italian food and rose …

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Sexual Nutrition

An aphrodisiac, a substance that puts one in the mood for love, can include food, herbs, good conversation, moonlight and even lingerie! Aphrodisiacs are named after, Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of l…

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