Manzanita berries are ripening all over California right now, but few know that they are not only edible, but are well worth your time to collect. The secret? Grind the dry, apple-like berries to make a sort of manzanita sugar.
How-To (DIY stuff)
Verjus, or verjuice, is the juice of unripe grapes – wild or cultivated. It is a classic French alternative to vinegar, and it is pretty easy to make. Here’s how.
One of the bedrock skills you should have as an angler — or, really, anyone who cooks fish. If you can make a good fish stock, you can get more out of the fish you bring home and boost the flavors in your seafood cooking.
When life gives you big ole’ gaper clams, whether they be horseneck, Washington or just really big steamers, you need to clean them before making chowder. Here’s how to do it, complete with a video!
Mountain pennyroyal is a widespread mountain herb in the American West. Think of it as a combination of mint and marjoram. It is one of our most spectacular native wild herbs.
I’ve been making mustard at home for years, but many people don’t realize that making mustard is super easy — and can be as varied as your imagination. Do it yourself and you might never buy mustard again.
Here’s how to identify and eat the wild greens of spring: Dandelions, wild lettuces and other wild chicories. These are pleasingly bitter, super nutritious and awesome with meats and pasta.
Stalking the wild asparagus, as the late, great Euell Gibbons did, is harder than you might think. Here’s how to find and forage for one of spring’s finest wild edible plants.