Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
An easy way to prepare yucca blossoms (often described as tasting like artichoke), preserved in a flavorful oil in the style of marinated artichoke hearts.
Yep. Yucca flowers are edible. They taste like a cross between a green bean and the innermost leaves of an artichoke. Yucca is in bloom all over the southern half of the country now, so give them a go -- I like them fried, tempura-style.