HERB - acorns

Joe Parris sirwolfdude at hotmail.com
Sun Oct 17 21:25:48 PDT 1999

Milady, if you are successful in fining a recipe for these beasts of bare 
footed walkers, please send it on. I love acrons, sometimes just chew them 
straight from the ground or off the branch....darned Army survival training 
kicks in at the oddest times.


>From: LibbyAndColin at webtv.net (Beeler)
>Reply-To: herbalist at Ansteorra.ORG
>To: herbalist at Ansteorra.ORG
>Subject: HERB - acorns
>Date: Sun, 17 Oct 1999 09:26:52 -0400 (EDT)
>Good morning Lords and Ladys:
>      Since I have found myself accursed with mountains of acorns in my
>yard this year, I have been doing some research on same.  Thus far I
>have found lots of American Indian documentation for the usage of
>acorns, and one reference for us as follows:
>      Dioscorides, Bk 1, 143, Balanoi.  Acorns.
>      "....they are also vreticall, being eaten for meat, they cause the
>head-ach & are windie, ...."
>     My question is, has any of you seen a documentable receipe for
>acorns as food?
>      Dioscorides also discusses the use of all portions of Quercus (Oak)
>medicinally in this and adjoining sections, but does not list food
>recipes for the curious.
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