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?
During a recent fall hike, my daughter and I stumbled upon two large clusters of mushrooms. Lovely, pale silvery brown, some as large as my hand, the mushrooms fanned out in a layered array from a downed ash tree. Edible? Oh please say yes.
We describe when, where, and how to forage for Hen of the Woods, a choice culinary wild mushroom. With a link to a recipe.
We describe three commonly found edible mushrooms.
Some of the wild foods we foraged this past two weeks, our outings, and ideas for what we made with our bounty.
Drying, processing and storing morel mushrooms.
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