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Give Weeds a Chance! Didi Emmons on Earth Eats Radio

Posted By jmccharen On June 7, 2012 @ 9:00 am In Food & Health | Comments Disabled

“I consider ‘weed’ to be a politically incorrect term. There’s no biological definition of the term ‘weed’, it’s really a value judgment.”

That’s the opinion of Harvard scientist Peter Del Tredici, and chef Didi Emmons couldn’t agree more.

In her latest cookbook, Wild Flavors [1], Emmons shares many recipes using “feisty, flavorful, and nutritious” plants formerly known as weeds.

In this episode of Earth Eats Radio, she talks to host Annie Corrigan about a few of them, and how the eccentric farmer Eva Sommaripa taught her to walk on the wild side of the produce aisle.

Her segment starts around 22:30 here [2]; or you can read the entire interview here [3].


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URL to article: http://www.chelseagreen.com/content/give-weeds-a-chance-didi-emmons-on-earth-eats-radio/

URLs in this post:

[1] Wild Flavors: http://www.chelseagreen.com/bookstore/item/wild_flavors:hardcover

[2] here: http://indianapublicmedia.org/eartheats/spring-grab-bag/

[3] here: http://indianapublicmedia.org/eartheats/didi-emmons-weed/

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