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Jun 28

The Do’s and Don’t of Wild Food Foraging

With the wide variety of pre-packaged foods available, most of us are not even aware that provision items can be search for in our own vicinity. Foraging, which was once a common part of our ancestor’s lives but now with the modern culture and the developing supermarkets, the trend has faded away. However, recently with …

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Apr 10

Canning Spruce Tip Jelly

Spruce tips are the bright green new growth on the tip of spruce branches that you see in the spring. They are loaded with vitamin C and have a citrus taste. Here is how you can make a jelly out of them and water bath can it to enjoy all through the year. The new …

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Jan 18

Purple Dead Nettle Pesto Pasta Primavera Wild Food Foraging Recipe

Dish N That website shares a delicious Pesto Pasta Primavera recipe using Purple Dead Nettle,  a wild food foraging plant that is only around for a limited amount of time. Hurry with this one — it does not stick around and will be gone before late spring! Lamium purpureum, is part of the mint family …

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Nov 03

Indian Cucumber Root – Wild Food Foraging


Wildwood Survival website shares how to identify Indian Cucumber Root and to avoid other plants that may look slightly similar. This plant can be dug up, washed off, sliced up and tossed into a salad or eaten by itself.  It can eaten cooked, like potatoes or marinated in vinegar. Wild food foraging not only reduces …

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Aug 21

Clover – Wild Food Foraging


Eat The Weeds website shares the history, identification, time of year it can be picked, environment and method of preparation. You have all spotted clover growing among the grass in your lawn so it is to find. Did you know it is actually part of the pea family ? Please read the paragraph in the …

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Jul 23

Cooking with Daylilies – Wild Food Foraging


Honest Food website shares how to cook with the common Daylily, hemerocallis fulva. By separating the parts of the daylily into flowers, buds, and tubers you can cook the different sections for different flavors. Even though it is covered in the article, I want to give a SECOND warning…. DO NOT EAT bona fide lilies, …

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