Monday, April 7, 2014

Crocuses Herald Spring in Brooklyn Bridge Park

                                              Photo: MK Metz, McBrooklyn
The crocuses are in full bloom ar Brooklyn Bridge Park.

Factoid: The dried stigmas of a variety of crocus make saffron. It takes about 30 stigmas to make a "pinch," the amount used in a recipe of saffron rice.

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