Turns out, Adam thought dandelions were a weed and he started laughing. Ok. So maybe they aren't on the same level as arugula or romaine, but they are definitely not a weed.... right?
So we skipped the dandelion greens and headed to his parents' house to work in the garden. There, I decided to tell Adam's dad about the dandelions and about growing them. If Adam just laughed at my naivete, then his dad almost died from laughing. Apparently there is a whole industry devoted to killing weeds like dandelions.