Tag Archive: dandelion

Sep 16

Recipe: Dandelion green salad

Dandelions might not be in bloom for another 7 months, but it’s never too early to start thinking about next season’s menu Dandelion greens salad Prep Time: 10 minutesServing Size: 2Ingredients2 c freshly picked dandelion leaves2 TB crushed walnuts1/4 c bleu cheese1/4 red onion, sliced3 TB extra virgin olive oil1 TB balsamic vinegar1 tsp sugarto …

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Jun 09

Out to Eat! June 9, 2012

A buffet of eating invasive species news and notes from around the internet. Popular Mechanics provides a slideshow of 5 invasive species you should be eating More news about the developing invasive crayfish market in Lake Tahoe Interesting use of invasive species in Tristan de Cunha in honor of the Queen’s Jubilee More coverage of …

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Sep 10

Roundup for September 10, 2011

Eating invasive species research and event at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Invasivores in New York may soon need to hunt truly wild feral pigs rather than captive pigs, and we’re on board.  In case you missed it, check out our review of Mark J. Hainds’ Year of the Pig which details his experiences hunting feral …

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May 26

Species profile: Common Dandelion

This bumble bee didn't know it, but he was about to share his dandelion with me.  Photo credit:  S. Sim

Today’s species is no stranger to cracks in the asphalt and is public enemy #1 to all gardeners and landscapers with a desire for uniformity in their lawns.  I spent one lunch break collecting a bagful and discovered that I’m not the only one after this flower. Everyone knows that dandelions grant wishes.  If you …

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