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  Calloo recipe
From: "Susan Cooper" SCooper at cooperpower.com> on 2000.10.16 at 21:28:24(5565)
I saw this in my EMAZING recipe of the day: Sounds like something Julius


From: "Julius Boos" ju-bo at email.msn.com> on 2000.10.17 at 23:40:38(5571)
The use of spinach leaves in place of dasheen (colocasia) leaves should be
banned, and made a federal crime!
Jail them, jail them I say!

We use the large land-crabs, which are kept in a pen, purged with fresh,
green chili leaves, fed soaked soft corn, then cleaned and cooked with the
calaloo. A GOOD substitute is the larger american 'blue' crabs, but
cleaned (backs removed, tripe cleaned out), or bits of shrimp.

By the way, when I made this and other Aroid-based 'treats' for my
presentation at the monthly Aroid meeting at Fairchild gardens a couple of
years ago, some sort of strange malandy overcame some of the normally
cultured 'guests', it made them raise their plates to face-level and lick
them clean! The late Dr. Monroe Birdsey was particularly fond of this

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