Though he jokes, he isn't a "full vegan" because "1 eat lamb's quarters
, sheep sorrel, pigweed, hen of the woods, and chickweed, and if no one's looking, I won't hesitate to pull out and devour a cattail!"
Orach, salsify, lamb's quarters
, Belgian endive and cardoon, perhaps?
His favorite weed is Lamb's quarters
, which Prier said can be a great substitute for spinach.
He explains what to do with green coriander berries or lamb's quarters
, a weedy plant with leaves that can be used like baby spinach.
Grilled beef short ribs marinated in miso, salad of shaved radishes, lamb's quarters
, and grainy mustard vinaigrette
is a weed that shows up fairly early here in southern Missouri.
My mother used to send us children out with a foot tub (the younger generation won't know what that is) to pick lamb's quarters
. She cooked it, and we ate it--and were glad to get it.
Wild greens such as dandelion and lamb's quarters
are also excellent this way.
In a park a block away I,ve gathered poke and lamb's quarters
, both good edibles.
Having recently discovered figs, lamb's quarters
and other local delectables, I was anxious to try persimmons.
We meet, through his words, the "mighty talkative" landlady who had chickens and pigs strolling in and out of her inn, we witness the ceremony at which Logan was given the Indian name "Tanya rhita" (meaning "breaker of rocks), we share his frustration at the despised green tea he was offered everywhere and the hard biscuits he had to break with his geological hammer, as well as his delight in some of the meals he had along the way--including an exotic mixed boil of duck, pigeon and pike seasoned with the edible weed, lamb's quarters
, that received a rave review from him.
Examples are red root pigweed (Amaranthus retroflexis) and lamb's quarters