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?
What wild edibles we have been finding in southeastern New England, and some recipes.
Several wild food items come from common cattails--pollen, cattail-on-the-cob, leaf hearts, and starchy rhizomes.