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Wild Asparagus, Wild Mint and Wild Sumac Salad

Though one might have heard of poison sumac, it would be difficult to confuse it with the edible kind: the poison variety is a vine with white berries; the edible variety is a conical red fruit that grows on trees. Sumac is widely available and underused, making it a perfect addition to foraging! Serves 4


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