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…
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!
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.
Zucchini Blondie with Einkorn Ancient Grain Flour
A zucchini blondie recipe using Einkorn ancient grain flour. A new way to use your late summer zucchini, this recipe makes a moist, gooey blondie excellent for a warm desert. Easily converted to vegan!!
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.
Mending Birkenstock Sandals-
Embracing the age old mindset of mending rather than discarding in a new medium for me; shoes!
A Great Gift For A Beer Snob- Upcycled wall mounted bottle opener.
A unique DIY gift for beer snobs or beer aficionados. Rugged, yet modern and functional, this bottle opener station makes for a great project. Upcycling a thrifted drawer front into a wall mounted bottle opener.
Mushroom Hunting In August
There are more mushrooms in the woods than just morels. There are plenty of mushrooms to find in late summer.