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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.

Can I Eat It?

Rachel Tepper Paley

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.