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Embrace the Blossom

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Embrace the Blossom
Photo by Rush Jagoe

Chances are you gardeners out there are beginning to get squash out of the garden. Enjoy the first flush of veggie excitement by using squash blossoms in the kitchen. You’ll postpone the late summer weariness of “too many squash” and also find a great way to dress up dishes that are as delicious as they look.

Shrimp ’N’ Grits: Shrimp-Filled Blossoms With Cheese Grits And Tabasco Butter

Fried Squash Blossoms with Roasted Pepper Vinaigrette

Crab-stuffed Squash Blossoms with Salsa Verde

Squash Blossom Tamales with Lamb and Huitlacoche Sauce