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?
This year I decided to preserve my favorite native fruit by making cordial, shrub, and drunken berries. These recipes can also be made with blueberries or other fruits. There's a berry kamikaze cocktail recipe too!
Wild huckleberries with a touch of maple syrup!
What we have been foraging in southeastern New England for the week ending 06/27/2011.
The pretty flowers we see are destined to become summer's bounty of fruit. Identify 5 wild edibles by their blooms right now.