Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
During a recent fall hike, my daughter and I stumbled upon two large clusters of mushrooms. Lovely, pale silvery brown, some as large as my hand, the mushrooms fanned out in a layered array from a downed ash tree. Edible? Oh please say yes.