Re: [gardeners] What's Burmese okra? <was> Slim pickings

Bob Kirk (
Sun, 19 Jul 1998 10:28:15 -0500 (CDT)

Catharine Vinson wrote
(in response to my asking how this is for eating in the garden):
> Most people I know don't like okra raw from the plant. I do, though. This 
> one is outstanding to munch.

  It saves the bother of cooking - or accumulating a few at a time on
those rare occasions when you aren't getting buckets full. Suppose I
acquired the taste by biting questionable pods to see whether they were
keepers. Guys do a lot of slightly disgusting things like that.

Especially - heh - if they don't have a whole lot of counter space.


suspects nobody wants to know about the handy-dandy method he's
sometimes used to reduce soup vegetables, etc. to "bite-size pieces"