The season is short, so we get what we can, when we can. This usually means we have more oyster mushrooms than we can use while they are fresh. If you have a pressure cooker and an abundance of wild oyster mushrooms, this simple recipe will allow you to can your harvest of wild mushrooms […]
These beautiful browned mushrooms swimming in rich, garlicy cream sauce are the perfect sauce for almost any dish. You really can’t go wrong with those ingredients, y’all. And this is one dish where those three friends dance together in perfect harmony to make a rich, delicious, and filling sauce. From pasta to chicken to steak, […]
Hunting for morel mushrooms? Foraging for wild edibles and wildcrafting is a fun, rewarding, and delicious homesteading pastime. Take a look at these quick tips and tricks, recipes for how to cook them, and a high-tech way to take your morel hunting to the next level!
Getting your kids involved with growing mushrooms can be a great way to expose them to life outside the plant and animal kingdoms. Plants and animals are tangible, while understanding bacteria can be a bit tricky. Mushrooms are a good middle ground where kids can watch them grow with their own eyes, but still understand […]
It’s eye-opening to learn about the wild things that grow in one’s backyard. It all started when I spotted some interesting looking mushrooms through the window. The mushrooms were so fascinating that I posted pictures of them on Facebook. A friend commented that the mushroom were called Shaggy Mane and that people make ink out […]
Foraging for mushrooms is safe and easy if you start with a couple easy to identify species. Chanterelles are especially fun because they dont have any deadly look alikes and when you find them you tend to find massive quantities- I harvested over 100 lbs this year!