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?
Yes it's that time again. Trounce in the woods, find yourself some ramps and pickle it pickle it pickle it! Try your hat at pickled ramps and find out what you've been missing all these springs!
Yes you can harvest your spruce's needles! Gather the tender young tips in the spring and enjoy a delightful lemony tea. Medicinally valuable and darn tasty too!
Porcini mushrooms are a forager's favorite find. Once dried, they are perfect for using all winter long, especially in a savory tart like this one.
One of the finest mushrooms in the forest, Dusky Wax Cap Mushrooms, hygrophorus camarophyllus can be found in northern North America and throughout Northern Europe. They are in season now, and work really well in Asian recipes.
Advice for picking the best elderflowers and a beautiful, delicate fritter recipe to show them off!
St. George's mushroom season begins! When and where to find this delectable wild mushroom (calocybe gambosa) and how to prepare and cook them.
There is only a short period when ramps are available for harvesting. Collect them to enjoy this seasonal delicacy now, or preserve them for a taste of spring later in the year.
With the passage of winter comes wet soggy ground, which are perfect conditions for mushroom growth. In our area there is one mushroom that creates a mad dash to collect it: the Morel.
How to locate & enjoy the fabulously strange wood cauliflower mushroom (sparassis crispa). Including tips on how to identify it, why it gets me so excited and cooking advice.
Preserving our wild, foraged harvests in jars can be accomplished in a sweet way, such as jam, jelly, and fruit in simple syrup.