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?
How to identify the Chicken Mushroom, wils sulphur shelf, or Laetiporus sulphureus, plus a wonderful recipe.
Making a spicy-mustard condiment from wild foraged garlic mustard (Alliara petiolata) seeds. Fiery!
How and where to find the lovely creeping wintergreen, and some ideas on how to use it.
How to identify and gather sassafras, a common tree in the eastern United States. Also, some ideas on how to use the dried leaves and roots.
After a successful season of foraging for this choice wild edible, we cook up some dinner and ID help.
How to identify a common edible wild plant, and a discussion of their scarcity for 2011 in Connecticut.
We describe when, where, and how to forage for Hen of the Woods, a choice culinary wild mushroom. With a link to a recipe.
When, where and how to search for the divine and choice Black Trumpet mushroom, with a link to a recipe.
We provide the main identification points for foraging for Honey Mushrooms, and a link to a recipe.
Preparing white oak acorns for flour to transform into cupcakes. Also, a cream cheese frosting flavored with wild grape jam.