Chinese red-cooked, braised mushrooms are a warm, wintry way to enjoy any meaty mushroom.
Edible Wild Plants
Recipes and harvesting guides for a variety of edible wild plants and mushrooms. You'll find step by step guides on how to gather edible wild plants safely, and then recipes on how to cook them once you've gathered them.
How to make prickly pear juice, known in Mexico as agua de tuna. How to juice a prickly pear without getting the spines in your hand!
A simple woodcock recipe you can do in a pan. Serve this with wild rice, roasted mushrooms and Brussels sprouts.
Stuffed grape leaves are a fantastic vehicle for all sorts of tasty fillings. These are vegetarian stuffed grape leaves.
Lambsquarters are considered a weed but are really a fantastic edible green that probably lives in your yard right now.
Nopales, prickly pear cactus paddles, are delicious, but you need to know some tricks to cook nopales without slime.
Ramps have become an extremely popular wild food every spring, where you can see them featured on restaurant menus far beyond their natural range, which is from the East Coast to the Great Plains. You can even find them in farmer’s markets, so in that spirit I thought I would offer you some of my
How to clean nopales, prickly pear cactus paddles. Step by step instructions, with a video, on how to remove spines from nopales.