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Poke Recipe

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Mariann Bundy Littman

 

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mae Philpot Bundy
Added: Tuesday, May 6, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
wild poke (as much as can be poked in a grocery bag)
bacon grease
salt to taste
vinegar

Directions:
Directions:
Wash poke 3 times, put in a large pan and cover with water. Bring to a boil, reduce temperature and cook until tender. Drain. Rinse with cold water. Drain.Heat bacon grease in a skillet. Add poke and salt. Cook about 15 minutes. (You may need to add some water.) Pour vinegar over individual servings and, of course, serve with cornbread.
Submitted by Juanita Owen: Mom looked forward to the first fresh mess of poke in the spring. Gene and Lee usually found a few early shoots for her.

 

 

 

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