An introduction to one of the most prolific summer mushrooms, the golden chanterelle!
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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…
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.
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.
Mending Birkenstock Sandals-
Embracing the age old mindset of mending rather than discarding in a new medium for me; shoes!
Oyster Mushrooms- Pleurotus ostreatus, Pleurotus pulmonarius.
description and photos of wild harvested Oyster mushrooms, Pleurotus ostreatus.
Stinging Nettels- Urtica dioica, Urtica urens, and Laportea canadensis
Stinging nettle is a common plant that causes a painful sting, and is also a super healthy wild edible. A great plant to know for expanding your pantry or when you are camping, hiking, or backpacking to extend your rations and lighten your load.
Preserving Chanterelle Harvests
How to prepare, and freeze chanterelle mushrooms, as well as other food items in premeasured units.