Finding Fiddleheads and Pickled Fiddlehead Recipe

Fiddleheads, a special type of fern frond that resembles the head of a violin, are easily found in the Northwestern U.S. in springtime and are often pickled.

The fronds hold their shape surprisingly well during cooking. These have been lightly steamed and drained. They want only a dollop of butter and a little salt and pepper, and then are fit for even a king’s table!
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