If you’re looking for mushroom eating and cooking advice, you’d better look elsewhere. I could take or leave mushrooms as food. But learning I had chanterelles in my front yard earlier this year raised my mushroom consciousness, so I thought I’d share with you examples of mushrooms available around my neighborhood, all shot since Sept. […]
Entries Tagged as 'foraging'
October 29th, 2008 · 6 Comments · General, local food
October 9th, 2008 · 4 Comments · local food, recipes
Bring me your quince recipes. Please! My latest foraging score is my neighbor’s quince, which I’ve determined is not real quince but, rather, ornamental quince. (As an indication of my lack of quince sophistication, the ornamental variety is the only one I previously knew about.) I think it’s Pseudocydonia, however, rather than Chaenomeles (aka Japonica), […]
June 15th, 2008 · 6 Comments · Food selection, local food
Lucky for me, Bob Bruce rang my doorbell this afternoon to ask if he could harvest the mushrooms in my yard. I recognized Bob from the Wakarusa Valley Farm and the Rolling Prairie Farmers Alliance. I readily agreed to his harvest, as I’m not much of a mushroom person. Besides, he offered to give me […]