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Old 03-22-2019, 08:38 PM   #1
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Cooking hostas

I came across this article, How to Cook Hostas. Has anyone tried this?

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Old 03-22-2019, 09:54 PM   #2
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Never knew but now Im curious , and its just about that time of year when they emerge from the ground.
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Old 03-22-2019, 10:32 PM   #3
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I read about eating them some years ago, but never got around to trying it.
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Old 03-22-2019, 10:56 PM   #4
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Hey, you can wrap them in bacon! I think I like them already.
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Old 03-22-2019, 11:07 PM   #5
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We have hostas all over our condo property. I wonder if SO will sacrifice a host or two for dinner...
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Old 03-23-2019, 02:34 PM   #6
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While hostas are a pretty common backyard plant, especially in the Northeast, I’d never heard of them living out west.
Guess that explains why I've never seen them.
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Old 03-23-2019, 05:23 PM   #7
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I have several, but I don't have enough to eat the shoots. I'll mention it to the farmers at our farmers market. It might be a specialty item they'd like to offer.

Kayelle, there are many cultivars. They need shade and moist conditions, so I can understand why they don't do well out west. They look like this.
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They can have pretty flowers too.



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I'm thick with hosta in my wooded lot, many grown from divisions friends gave us years ago. The deer here love them, I'm pretty sure they eat them raw.
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They are so pretty! I wish we had them here.
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