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Nanny's Squash Blossoms

Delight in the cherished tradition of Nanny's Squash Blossoms – a culinary gem passed down through generations. These delicate, golden blossoms, harvested at the peak of summer, are transformed into a delectable dish that captures the essence of comfort and nostalgia. With a crispy, tender exterior giving way to a luscious, savory filling, Nanny's Squash Blossoms are a true testament to the beauty of simple, time-honored recipes that bring families together around the table. Embark on a journey of flavors and memories as you recreate this treasured recipe in your own kitchen.
September 15, 2019
By Nanny Zilian


  • 1 C. Flour
  • 2T. Grated Romano Cheese
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 Clove Garlic
  • Water
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 10-12 squash blossoms


  1. Mix together all ingredients, add water to bring the mixture to the consistency of cake batter.
  2. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Heat a large pan with neutral oil.
  4. Dip each blossom in the batter and then fry in the pan until golden and crispy. Turn as necessary.
  5. Dry on a paper towel to remove excess oil.
  6. Serve warm with dipping sauce of your choice!

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