Category Archive: Wild Food Foraging

Feb 06

Using Wild Leaves As Cooking Foil

I think most folks are familiar with Mexican tamales. They way they are cooked is they are a corn masa dough that is spread on dried corn husks that have been soaked before hand in water to soften them up. The a filling that can be meat, beans or even chocolate and other sweets  is …

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Jan 29

How to Pick and Eat Prickly Pear Cactus

This step by step tutorial of how to pick and eat prickly pear cactus is a wonderful adventure in wild food foraging. The first question that is always asked when people are asked to take a bit of a prickly pear cactus is ” What does it taste like? ” The answer is a cross …

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Jan 03

Edible Agave Americana Wild Food Foraging

Wild food foraging offers an wide selection of food growing in the wild including the edible Agave Americana. Agave Americana is as known by the names: century plant, maguey or American aloe. It typically lives about 10 to 30 years, it has a spread of about 4 ft with gray green leaves up to 2 …

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Oct 30

Guide To Elderberry Identification

This is amazing guide to the Elderberry identification for beginning wild food foraging enthusiasts will share how to safely gather Elderberries, one of nature’s gifts that also is full of health benefits. This in depth article covers so many different aspects of elderberries from the history, appearance (leaves, flowers, berries), where to find where they …

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Oct 18

How To Make Black Walnut Syrup

I think we have all seen tutorials on making maple syrup and if you have the trees it looks like it would be fun to do. This tutorial though is something different in the fact that it teaches how to make black walnut syrup. Some folks make have access to black walnut trees and not …

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Sep 22

Learn How To Score Roast and Peel Chestnuts

Many homesteaders are choosing to learn how to score, roast, peel and eat Chestnuts as part of rural, suburban and urban wild food foraging. Because of chestnuts have high starch content (twice that of potatoes), they have historically been used more as a vegetable than a nut. Once the outer shell has been removed, you …

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