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Offline phillamb168

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Hop shoots
« on: July 19, 2011, 11:23:15 AM »
Young hop shoots may be trimmed and lightly steamed to be served in an omelet. Tasty? Discuss.
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Re: Hop shoots
« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2011, 12:09:41 PM »
Definitely tasty. I quite like them raw in salads too.
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Re: Hop shoots
« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2011, 02:08:25 PM »
Tasty indeed. When I trimmed mine back this spring, I just ate the shoots raw.
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Re: Hop shoots
« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2011, 02:28:03 PM »
I've put them in a stir fry and a risotto too, and they go great with garlic scapes. Mainly I use hop shoots that I forage from wild hops.
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Re: Hop shoots
« Reply #4 on: July 19, 2011, 03:48:47 PM »
gently steamed with a vinagrette, just like good asparagus.
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Re: Hop shoots
« Reply #5 on: July 19, 2011, 04:45:32 PM »
I've had them pickled - very nice.
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