How to hunt for ramps (aka wild leeks) and some of my favorite recipes for this spring-time delicacy!
Hunting for wild mushrooms can sometimes be damaging to forest ecosystems. Here are some tips on how to forage responsibly.
Wild persimmons are very high on my favorite wild food list. Perhaps its because they’re related to one of my all-time favorite fruits: black sapote, also known as the black [ … ]
I’d been dying to try the elusive black trumpet mushroom, and it didn’t disappoint.
Here at Eat.Drink.Better, we pay a lot of attention to the toxicity of our food. But what about the chemicals that we put on our skin? As an avid forager [ … ]
Last week Hank Shaw posted this piece on The Atlantic Food Channel about his favorite books for foragers. It’s an excellent list of must-reads for anyone interested in wild edible [ … ]
Last week, I was pruning tomato plants at the farm when I noticed a vaguely familiar plant growing amongst the tomatoes. It had fleshy, succulent, paddle-shaped leaves and thick, reddish [ … ]
Chicken of the Woods is another great wild mushroom species for beginning foragers. It’s relatively easy to identify, and has only a few look-alikes.
Although this spring was a disappointing one for morels in my area, the past week’s mushroom haul has more than made up for it. One of the tastiest mushrooms in [ … ]