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Stalking the Wild Asparagus by Euell Gibbons
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there's an old copy of this old forager's classic here at black bear ranch and i am currently gulping it up. there are simply drawn plates of many of these common edible finds, which are easy for me to draw and trace--something that i have to come to regard as essential if i want to retain the wee details. besides that these essays interspersed with keen plant descriptions and many preparation techniques read like a guilty-pleasure there are so witty--somehow both dated and perfectly poignant today. kinda sad, in a way. all well, i'm just waiting for the sun to shine a bit more so i can go asparagus huntin.
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February 24, 2008 – Shelved

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