We play with our food at my house. It's a matter of principal -and haberdashery. On Saint Patrick's Day, what better way to tip your cap to the Irish than parade around wearing a cabbage leaf?
And when you get tired and hungry, just eat your hat.
Mom and son sporting their cabbage caps.
BTW, "mon petit chou" is one of the only phrases I remember from my high school French classes. It is a term of endearment, translating to "my little cabbage."