Published April 28, 2012
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    Are you familiar with a traditional food thats just come into season: Mayhaw. It is so named for May Day, its peak season. According to mayhaw mythology, this wild, apple-like cousin of the hawthorn tree thrives in swampy coastal Louisiana and Texas. The fruit is often harvested heroically by young foragers riding pirogues. After battling water snakes and mosquitos, they deliver enough mayhaw for grandmothers to cook up jelly and syrup to last the year. But, with the mayhaws native habitat
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