Foraging can be a great outdoors activity in the winter too. There is no shortage of vitamin rich pine needles, so why not make something tasty with them. Here is how to identify, pick, treat and cook needles to make a delicious seasonal pasta.
Staghorn sumac has been consumed by North Americans for centuries, yet it is usually considered an undesirable and noxious weed by today's consumers. It's time to give this beautiful berry its rightful place in our local cuisine.
Birds, especially hummingbirds, bees and butterflies all love this plant, but its roots, flowers and leaves are used as remedies for humans. To introduce you to this plant, here is a simple tisane made from its large, velvety leaves.