My Grandmother would make this often when I was a little girl. She and my Grandpa would stop on the side of the road and pick some whenever they saw it growing and it is delicious! However, do make sure you know exactly what you're picking. Poke has pointy leaves, red stems and dark red berries. The berries are not edible so do NOT cook with them! Poke is a toxic plant so always take it through the triple boiling process before eating it. This is a seriously yummy side dish that has almost been forgotten by us modern folk! So here it is, step by step directions on how to fix up a mess 'a poke!