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?
My garden has given me the gift of wild winter cress to fill the gap between the last of my winter stock of root vegetables and the arrival of spring asparagus.
Anise-flavored sweet cicely is easily foraged in forests of most of North America. All parts of the plants are fragrant and edible.
Foraging and identifying wild ginger in the Northeast
More wild foraged fruits in Hawaii, including starfruit, noni, and Java plums.
A short list of guides to help with tropical plant and wild edible plant identification while visiting Hawaii.
We foraged wild tropical fruits on vacation in Hawaii. Here we discuss breadfruit and banana poka, a type of passionfruit.
How to gather roots of the wild sassafras tree to make true old-fashioned root beer.
How to identify the Chicken Mushroom, wils sulphur shelf, or Laetiporus sulphureus, plus a wonderful recipe.
Making a spicy-mustard condiment from wild foraged garlic mustard (Alliara petiolata) seeds. Fiery!
How and where to find the lovely creeping wintergreen, and some ideas on how to use it.