Green Pizza Crust

Wild poke greens were used to make this crust, but spinach or any other green would have worked as well. Poke season, which is in early spring, is long past. These greens had been cooked and frozen the year before. The crust was made in the usual way with all the usual ingredients: bread flour, … More Green Pizza Crust

Poke Greens Paneer

I usually make my own paneer but we had picked some up at the store recently and it needed to be used up. Palak Paneer is my favorite way to enjoy paneer, after all, I never turn down an opportunity to include greens in my diet. I decided to use pokeweed for the greens in … More Poke Greens Paneer

Poke Salat Omelet

That little bit of pokeweed I cooked up yesterday went into this morning’s omelet along with Manchego cheese. Some of my older friends may remember this song by Tony Joe White called Poke Salat Annie:  

Poke Salat

Having eaten feta / spinach balls for breakfast I had already had my daily dose of greens, but when I looked out my studio window and saw the first pokeweed of the year growing at the edge of the woods I couldn’t stop myself from going out and gathering them up. Eating poke salat as … More Poke Salat