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April 07, 2011
Hooray for Hop Shoots

Photo from The Brew Lounge.

If grapes are merely just the early, munchable stage of wine, then perhaps the same may be said of hop shoots and beer.

The pencil-thin shoots of the hop plant are not only one of the earliest harbingers of spring, they're good to eat too.  In fact, Belgians get more excited about the appearance of hop shoots then they do for the season's first asparagus. ... HOW TO COOK THEM, FIND THEM .....


Filed in FOOD/Peak of the Season.

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