Yes they are just make sure it is purslane . People here dry it or blanch and freeze it for storage. Rinse it in a bowl and dump the water where you want it to grow. We saute it it up pretty quick in garlic and olive oil. Add some shrimp and pine nuts :) pour in on some pasta
Just Breathe Arlene
Mountain Time Zone
Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I'll try again tomorrow. Mary Anne Radmacher
There's always a lot to be thankful for if you take time to look for it. For example, I am sitting here thinking how nice it is that wrinkles don't hurt.
Pounds lost: 3.0
Fitness Minutes: (39,582) Posts: 7,319 7/22/10 9:42 A
Me neither, til I identified it last year, wondering what the hey it was; and found out it is a delicacy in the french markets. whodathunkit? I always loved going about the neighborhood with my late grandpa, as he would point out this and that homely plant or bush or tree that had edible parts. Kat
KALL me KAT2! Team AOIFE (pronounced ee-fya): break between BLC 19 & 20
"The only way out is through." -Robert Frost
current weight: 138.0
Fitness Minutes: (165,703) Posts: 28,225 7/22/10 4:36 A
I have had this plant in pots for a few years now. This year I went out and bought a few more. I just love them. So, just in case you have never heard of the plant, here is some info! garden.lovetoknow.com/wiki/Portulaca
A dog wags his tail with his heart.
May I always be the kind of person that my dog thinks I am.
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.