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How to Prep Squash Blossoms

By Fine Cooking Editors, editor

July 7th, 2010

by Maryellen Driscoll

To make the Fried Squash Blossoms recipe in FC #106, the delicate flowers need a little prep. Begin by inspecting the blossoms for insects, and then wash and gently pat them dry. Insert your index finger into each blossom to snap off and remove the stamen. Don’t worry if the petals tear slightly in the process.

Learn more about how to choose, prep, and cook with squash blossoms.

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