One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Skunk cabbage, especially the species of western North America (Lysichitum americanum), the leaves of which are sometimes used in cooking.
- ‘People make their specialties, things like swamp cabbage, chowder, hush puppies, Laura's coconut cake, Brenda's Texas cake and Clarence's fish.’
- ‘Asparagus, barley, beans, carrot, celery, coriander, swamp cabbage, wheat and dozens of other common foods are worse than orange as sources of potassium.’
- ‘It's become the usual party fare in Clewiston, along with roasted wild pig, curried goat, swamp cabbage, beans and rice, and grilled chicken for when the pig runs out.’
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