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?
We love ramps, we love deep fried foods. How about some Hungarian deep-fried ramps-filled bread?
Using foraged garlic mustard, we cook up a hearty dinner recipe. Very customizable, just vary the filling!
A bagel recipe made with pungent, wild ramps.
Find, identify, and eat some invasive Japanese knotweed, with links to recipes.
How to find common spicebush in the eastern US, through all seasons. Use the berries and twigs as a seasoning.
Hairy Bittercress is a spring ephemeral, first to come into season, first to fall out of season. Identify this commonly overlooked weed and add it to a dressing, soup, or eat it as a raw, peppery salad.
If your lawn is still brown but filled with tall clusters of green, onion-y smelling blades, you might have edible wild field garlic. Verify their identification, and eat some tonight.
A quick description of our small scale tree tapping, sap drinking, syrup boiling, and pudding cake baking.
Even on vacation, we are out foraging on the beach for tropical almonds.
More wild fruits from our Hawaiian vacation: Mango, blackberries, avocados and nene berries.