Poke salad


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Poke salad

Cooked leaves of the poke plant. The raw leaves are generally considered poisonous, and are thus boiled in several changes of water before eating.
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When the Lester Family choir passed through our Midwestern valley, Grandpa Lester would send Ginger and me into the woods to gather poke salad for Sunday luncheon.
I enjoy very much reading my GRIT Magazine, and I wonder if any of you would share Poke Salad seed," Marion Wilhite asks.
The second reader, Beatrice Ware, says she has looked everywhere for Poke Salad seed.