can I eat concord grape leaves?

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by pringle, Sep 5, 2009.

  1. pringle

    pringle Songster

    Apr 16, 2009
    Pepperell,MA
    Ive had this grape vine i planted 4 years ago and it provides me with plenty of grapes but i was just wondering if I could eat the leaves and if you can plz give me a recipe for them.I was also wondering how to eat dandilions and at what time of year,like what parts to use and stuff.I would really apreciate it if you ansewr one of the questions.
     

  2. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    Grape leaves are edible. I have 2 varieties and eat the young, tender leaves. They get tough once they have been out for a while. For recipes, go to a place like www.recipezaar.com. One of my favorites is Dolma [​IMG]

    As for dandelions, again, you want the young, tender leaves so you will have to wait for spring. Old leaves are bitter. Some people use the roots but I have never tried. My ducks eat all the flowers, but my neighbor uses hers to make wine.
     
  3. ChickensInTheNorthWoods

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  4. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    In the fall after a good, hard frost they seem to get sweet again and are available until the snow covers them over in late November.

    Ahhh....I did not know that! If the ducks leave me any, I might have to harvest a fall crop.​
     
  5. pringle

    pringle Songster

    Apr 16, 2009
    Pepperell,MA
    wow thx for answering so fast and the links are awesom.thx so much!!!
     

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