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

George Shirley (
Sun, 19 Jul 1998 10:42:21

At 10:28 AM 7/19/98 -0500, you wrote:
>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"
Sheesh, remind me to bring dinner with me if I ever come to your place Bob.

George, LOL at the picture of Bob making "bite-size pieces"