Safety Pin Stew

Jerry E Kane Jerryekane at AOL.COM
Mon Mar 12 00:23:28 UTC 2007

A student in my yoga class brought/prepared a salad for an after class get
She refered to the salad as a "safety pin salad".  I had never heard this
term before.
The lady old me that the term was a derivation of "safety pin stew".  She
heard the term was used in a children's book.  The story was about a stranger who
comes to
town and tells the citizens that he is going to make "safety pin stew".  He
starts with
a safety pin and then asks everyone to contribute the ingredients.

I did a google search, with no results. Has anyone heard or used this term?

Jerry Kane
Los Angeles, CA

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