Zuni Summer Succotash

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Appears in
I Hear America Cooking

By Betty Fussell

Published 1986

  • About

Succotash is Indian for “hodgepodge,” “gallimaufry,” olla podrida, meaning whatever you have on hand, depending on the season. Eliza Leslie, in her New Receipts for Cooking (1852), used dried shelled beans and hard corn for Winter Saccatash to accompany pickled pork. A typical southwestern Indian succotash retains this meaning in a stew of fresh spring or summer ve