Foraging in Alaska may seem impossible to those who haven’t been here long. Long, cold, dark winters with seemingly no life make it a tough landscape. But underneath all that snow, Alaska is an amazing food source for those who know what they are looking for.
Traditional shortbread with a wild foods twist! A delightful blend of resin and citrus, this shortbread will instantly transport you to the woods.
Think dandelions are obnoxious weeds? Think again! They are delicious treats that can be prepared in a variety of ways. This post shares a recipe for savory fried dandelion heads. They make a tasty snack for folks of all ages!
The smelt are running in the UP & that means you’ll have lots of fish to clean! If you’re looking for a super easy & lightening fast way to clean your haul of smelt, I’ve got you covered with both a written & video tutorial!
Who doesn’t love violets? Historically they have been prized for color and for perfume. Even their Latin name, Viola odorata, hints of that. They are a medicinal herb too, commonly used as a syrup for respiratory complaints, as a traditional herbal treatment for malignant tumors, as a mouthwash (infusion) for mouth ulcers and throat infections, […]
We spent the year foraging for wild foods in our fair city. You’d be surprised how much there is to find in urban areas!