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BACHELOR'S BUTTON

Cornflower

Cornflower, or bachelor's button, is a blue flower that at one time was pulverized to make a blue food coloring for use in pastry making and water color paints. Seldom used any more. The flowers may also be used in salads.

Bachelor's Button is also the name of a small cookie topped with a maraschino cherry in the center.
 

 

 

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