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!
This quick, easy, and healthy egg drop soup recipe will help you use all those delicious homegrown eggs and satisfy your Chinese takeout craving. It tastes just like your favorite egg drop soup except this version is healthy and vegetarian. Plus you can incorporate some foraged wild onions if you’re so inclined.
Portabello mushrooms and red bell peppers, roasted in olive oil, salt and pepper, on rye bread with spinach and provolone. Topped with homemade balsamic vinaigrette dressing. Check out the recipe to find out how to finish this great sandwich up!
We found wild mushrooms and you can, too! A few weeks ago we got a ton of rain. Yes, I know, it rains a lot in Oregon, but this was insane. Creeks flooded, ponds formed (yay ponds!) and trees fell. We needed it, but not all at once! Anyways, as it generally goes in Southern […]