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?
Vacation for us is not all beach, sun, and mai-tais. We found plenty of tropical fruits to forage in the forests, beaches, and alpine meadows of Maui and Kauai. Here we ID common guavas and strawberry guavas.
How and where to find the lovely creeping wintergreen, and some ideas on how to use it.
How to identify a common edible wild plant, and a discussion of their scarcity for 2011 in Connecticut.
We describe when, where, and how to forage for Hen of the Woods, a choice culinary wild mushroom. With a link to a recipe.
Make and can applesauce for pennies. You'll never buy applesauce again!
What wild edibles we have been finding in southeastern New England, and some recipes.
What we're finding this week growing in the wild areas of southeastern New England, and what we made with it.
Here in southeastern Connecticut, the foraging season is progressing rapidly with new edibles available every week. Peek at what we have been finding, and what we made it.
An education in the wild art of foraging...
The pretty flowers we see are destined to become summer's bounty of fruit. Identify 5 wild edibles by their blooms right now.