Poor Euell Gibbons (See wikipedia). First, a counter-culture pop icon for his back to the land menus made most visible in Stalking the Wild Asparagus (1962). Then lampooned everywhere. Sitting at a picnic table on Saturday Night Live (maybe?) he takes out a pocket knife and begins to carve off and eat the shavings. “Many parts are edible.” I have him to thank (or blame) for turning my children against me as a cook. Was it the hidden stink bugs in the lemonade made …

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