Chives has a mild anti-inflammatory effect which can reduce the risk of rheumatoid arthritis. The juice can be used as insect repellant or applied to wounds to treat fungal infections. It is also rich in vitamin C which helps supports the immune system while Vitamin E strengthens the immune system. Both help eradicate free radicals that damage cells. Chives possess antibiotic properties. The natural antibacterial & antiviral agents in chives with vitamin C helps to destroy harmful microbes.
Chive blossoms are fabulous in omelets or potato salad! I make chive blossom vinegar! Just place the clean blossoms in a jar and fill with Champagne vinegar...leave sit a few weeks before straining and putting in bottles! Amazing color and flavor for any salad dressings!
How to Grow Chives | Quick Guide to Growing Chives
Chives are a versatile and delicious way to flavor many dishes, plus they have beautiful flowers. Get expert tips for growing chives in your home garden.
Growing Chive (tips on growing chive in your garden) Chive offers a uniquely fresh and mild onion taste to many of our favorite dishes. Sprinkled on top of a baked potato or scrambled eggs are two …
Chive Blossom Vinegar Infusion
Chive blossoms are edible and have a mild onion flavor that compliments any dish that you would use onions in. Capture this seasonal delicacy by infusing the subtle onion essence and lovely purple color in vinegar.
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Wild chives are growing all over my yard right now! Ever see these in your yard? They grow in early Spring and again in the Fall. The blades are tube like, bright green, and grow much taller than early Spring grass. You can use them just like store bought chives, but (if you live in the West or Midwest) be careful not to confuse them with a poisonous similar plant: mountain death-camas. The most obvious difference? Wild chives smell like onions, while mountain death-camas does not.
How to Make Chive Vinegar
Over at the popular blog Food in Jars, Marisa McClellan has some interesting information about making chive blossom vinegar. I was lucky enough to read her post when a corner of my flowerbed was a riot of delicate chive blossoms, so I gave her recipe a try. A day in my mixture looks beautiful and smells even better. I didn't follow the directions exactly (I never do). This is my variation with photos. (Please visit Food in Jars for Marisa's original post, and take a look around. Ostensibly…