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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-06-2010, 07:54 PM Thread Starter
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Wild Onions

Does anyone eat wild onions?
http://www.agry.purdue.edu/turf/tips...donionptch.jpg

They grow like weeds all over the place around here. In the woods, in lawns etc.

I cut off the tops of some the other day and have been using them like onions recently and they have a pretty good oniony taste. In chicken soup they were especially good, and I also put them in omelets.

Just tasting them raw, it seemed like the thin, upper green shoots have a strong onion flavor. But further down the stalk, the taste was not as good; more harsh.

I wonder why people go so crazy about ramps (leeks), while these seem to be mostly ignored.
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Re: Wild Onions

Good point! I have a bumper crop growing in my yard right now.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-06-2010, 08:28 PM
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Re: Wild Onions

I always thought those were chives? Thanks for the reminder though about leeks. I think they should be ready early this year.
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