Amazing Pokeweed
Mon, 15 Aug 2005 08:47:07 PDT
In a message dated 8/15/2005 11:33:17 A.M. Eastern Standard Time, writes:

I have a  friend who used to invite friends in each spring to try his  boiled
pokeweed. There are those who say it's as good as asparagus. 

The site I read said it needed to be boiled twice before it can be safely  
Jim's remarks about his childhood and pokeweed reminded me that we used to  
gather the berries in a jar and let them make "ink" too.  I always have  some 
pokeweed coming up here someplace or another. It can be a rather handsome  
Bill Lee

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