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Yes! Sunflowers
Once freed of its yellow-hued petals and fibrous stem, a sunflower heart is a tasty treat. It tastes much like the flower's botanical cousin, the artichoke.

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Can I Eat It?

Rachel Tepper Paley
September 2, 2014

In this age of cricket chips, invasivorism, and edible flowers, hearts and minds are opening to a wealth of new ingredients. Some (Asian carp) require less mental willpower to accept than others (grasshoppers), but progress!

It made us wonder: What else can we eat? And what should absolutely-always-at-all-times avoid?

Adventurous eating can be dangerous, people. Click on for the rundown.