Tag Archive: Canada goldenrod

Oct 07

Recipe: Goldenrod Cornbread

Canada goldenrod flowers ready for preparation

Spicy invasive flowers add some kick to this sweet cornbread recipe. Goldenrod Preparation Canada goldenrod is a weedy native in the US Midwest and Canada but considered quite invasive in Europe and Asia.  You’ll help slow the invasion with this recipe by removing flowers (the plant’s reproductive organs) from their stems.  To prepare flowers for cooking, …

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Sep 06

Recipe: Goldenrod Bruschetta

This delicious recipe comes to us courtesy of Tara Hunt at Notre Dame Magazine.  Tara came out in the field with us for a feature she was writing and became inspired to try her hand at creating an invasive dish.  The result was a recipe that is sure to be a popular finger-food at a …

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Aug 08

Recipe: Strawberry-Goldenrod Pesto

Ingredients for strawberry-goldenrod pesto

Surprisingly light and refreshing, this unique pesto is sure to be a nice compliment to your next Italian meal!   Ingredients 1 cup Canada goldenrod leaves 1/4 cup sliced almonds 1/3 cup olive oil 1 Tbsp lemon juice 1-2 cups fresh strawberries with tops removed 1 tsp salt 1 tsp black pepper Directions 1.  Combine Canada …

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Jul 20

Species Profile: Canada Goldenrod

Although it’s often unfairly fingered as a culprit behind hay fever, Canada goldenrod still represents an invasive North American export to Europe and China.  Canada goldenrod (Solidago canadensis) is a common wildflower throughout the United States and Canada.  From its creeping rhizome and shallow root system arise stems that may grow up to 6 feet …

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