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?
Ginger ice cream, made with wild ginger. This is an eggless ice cream that keeps the ginger flavor clean and pure. Perfect for hot days!
Wild ginger is one of the more powerful flavors among the edible wild plants of North America. But it has a dark side: It contains a substance that can cause renal failure. I cut through the fog and read the science so you don't have to.
Foraging and identifying wild ginger in the Northeast