A method for preserving your foraged purslane. It’s a delightful, vegan, gluten free, kosher method for preserving your omega-3 fatty acid rich wild edible!
Category: wild crafting
Chanterelle Mushroom Hunting- Cantharellus cibarius (video)
An introduction to one of the most prolific summer mushrooms, the golden chanterelle!
Chanterelle Mushroom Recipe- Philly Cheesesteak Sandwiches
Chanterelle mushrooms are a delicious ingredient in this recipe for Philly cheesesteak sandwiches! This recipe uses fresh foraged mushrooms with garden fresh garlic, peppers, and onions for a wonderful summer meal.
Small Batch Gooseberry Jam recipe- 8 calories and 5 carbs a teaspoon!
This year has been a rollercoaster, hasn’t it? The weather (cold, wet, stupid hot, humid, no rain, RAIN!! in the same week?!) has been all over the place. COVID continues to ravage the land. The early pandemic shortages have largely ended, though global supply chains are still experiencing difficulties. There are also more people than…
DIY Small Batch Maple Syrup
An easy way to make small batch maple syrup in your kitchen with no specialty equipment, other than tree taps! Use what you already have to make small batches of maple, or other tree syrups for self sufficiency.
Puffball mushroom recipe- Lycoperdon scrambled eggs.
an easy recipe using foraged common puffball mushrooms and local ingredients. A delicious meal ready in minutes with great mushroom flavor.
Edible Puffball Mushrooms: Lycoperdon pyreform & perlatum
Recognize the prolific and often under appreciated common puffballs Lycoperdon perlatum and Lycoperdon pyreform. Learn how to harvest, process, and prepare these delicious little pops of great mushroom flavor!
Oyster Mushroom Stock- Pleurotus ostreatus
A delicious recipe that turns tough, inedible oyster mushroom stems into a flavorful stock, that also leaves the stems tender enough to eat. No more oyster mushroom waste. This recipe is also vegan.
Elderberry Jam recipe- 12 calories and 5 carbs a teaspoon!
A recipe for a low sugar elderberry jam that has 12 calories and 5 carbs per teaspoon.
Giant Puffball, Calvatia gigante- August or September mushroom
The giant puffballs, Calatrava gigante
Southern Style Sumac Sweet “Tea”- Rhus typhina
make a refreshing Southern style sweet tea using Staghorn or smooth sumac fruit. Rhus typhina or Rhus glabra make a wonderful vitamin C, and antioxidants rich, caffeine free beverage. Perfect for summer evenings!
Sumac Spiced Apples
Apples in a delicious spiced sumac syrup for canning.
Sumac Lemonade- Rhus typhina, a late summer treat.
An easy method to make cold process sumac lemonade, a high vitamin c natural plant product that is refreshing when served cold in the hot summer months.
Amanitas of North America — by Britt Bunyard and Jay Justice
A newly published field guide to North American amanitas mushrooms by Fungi Magazine publisher Britt Bunyard and Mycologust Jay Justice. Excellent resource for amanita mushrooms, in a taxa that is decidedly needing one.
August Foraging- Lambsquarters, or Chenopods
Learn to identify, harvest and use a highly nutritious plant commonly called lambsquarters or goosefoot. Closely related to quinoa, this high protein plant is a nutritious powerhouse!