Monday, April 12, 2010

Poke Sallet

Poke Sallet: Poke Sallet is a spring weed from the American southeast, originally eaten by poor folks, but now revived as a delicacy here and there. It was popularize in the song: Poke Salad Annie. The etymology seems to be lost along with the spelling.
They ate squirrel and possum, poke sallet and dandelion greens.
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