Friday, April 29, 2011
Mess of Spring Greens....
Spring time Greens, is a mixture of plants that grow wild in the fields or along the woodlands. A handful of wild violet leaves, 10-12 dandelions, 3-4 poke-plant leaves, toss in a smidgen of lambs-quarter, two or three tender shoots from a blackberry vine and a few plantain leaves. Wash them in cold water to remove any dirt, slice or lightly chop the leave mixture but keeping them somewhat intact. Place in a boil pan of water, until the leaves are tender. The plantain takes a while. Add some chopped onion leaves, not to much. Season with a couple teaspoons or a tablespoon of salt (salt to taste, anyway), and some bacon that had been fried or some sausage.
Enjoy, with mash-potatoes and gravy and a couple of biscuits and some fried Chicken or fried steak.