tafvmpuce "onions-little" wild onions The Indian Cook Book, 1933 Two bunches of wild onions, bacon grease, salt and a little water. Cook ten or fifteen minutes then break six or seven eggs and scramble in with the onions and serve hot. As this is one of Will Rogers's favorite dishes, Mrs. Rebecca Swain suggests we … Continue reading Tafvmpuce
In the spring Mvskoke people lightly turn to thoughts of love and wild onions, if not necessarily in that order. Writing at the gloomy close of the nineteenth century, Mvskoke poet Alexander Posey was glad to hear "a lone bird sing" amid the "frosty winds" of winter's end, announcing "the warm smile of Spring." Posey … Continue reading Tasahcuce, “Little Spring”
Several months ago, a reader asked if I had run across any traditional Mvskoke recipes. That's a slippery word, "traditional," pointing back in time toward the dim corners of memory, like a flickering flashlight aimed into a very deep cave. How far do you have to go? How old is traditional? These are tough questions … Continue reading What Is Mvskoke Food?