M is for Marigold

marigold

Marigold is an annual herb of the sunflower family, a native of southern Europe. The flower heads are sometimes dried and used in broths, soups and stews.

The text is from Spices and Condiments by James B. McNair, published in 1930.  Click here to read the book online or download it free from the Internet Archive.

artwork by Joanne Stanbridge 2012

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