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Fiddleheads

Have you ever tried eating ferns? In Boston, this green delicacy is quite a popular ingredient

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These weird, green things are young ferns harvested and sold in local markets for a short period in early spring. Locals enjoy them in various dishes, added to salads, pasta, risotto, or omelettes.

Though the season is rather short, some clever housewives pickle fiddleheads for later, and Boston's latecomers may have another chance to try them.

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