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- n. Alternative spelling of pot liquor.
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And don't you dare discard the cooking liquid; the nutrient-rich broth is called "potlikker" and it's an excellent base for soup and simply dynamite with cornbread.
No, those greens aren't soup -- they're just served with plenty of potlikker, greens 'simmering liquid.
"De grown folks would eat de meat and de chilluns would sit around on de floor and eat de potlikker and dumplin's out of tin pans.