Foraging for edible wild plants is very enjoyable way of gathering food for free, getting healthy and enjoying the countryside.
While this is by no means a complete list of edible flowers (or even edible flowers local to me in upstate NY), this is the list of edible flowers I have cooked with and enjoyed (so far!)
Who doesn't love the taste of fresh mushrooms in a pasta dish, on a pizza, or in countless other recipes? The only thing that could make those mushrooms even better is if you forage them yourself!
I love foraging for nettles, wild asparagus, and chicory. Let me take you with me. You'll be spotting these wild plants and turning them into delicious, frugal meals in no time.
Ever wanted to try the popular Southern dish poke sallet, often called "poke salad"? I'm a native of the rural United States and am here to show you how to detoxify and prepare this delicious dish.
Learn about morel mushroom hunting with these tips and recipes. This springtime hobby offers an edible prize: delicious morels! Be sure to learn about the false morel, a mushroom you do not want to eat.
Wild onion grass is edible. Almost everything humans eat have been domesticated, but some edible foods have remained wild. Onion grass is one of them. They are not poisonous, they have a pleasant onion taste, like their plant relatives; and while classified as a weed, is easy to grow.
There is controversy over the safety of eating daylilies. This article tells you why and helps you make informed decisions about whether you should eat this flower.
There are edible weeds and bugs. I grew up with an adventuresome mother who tried some odd recipes. I've eaten a few bugs in my lifetime, and I'm looking for my next adventure.
You might be surprised that you can also plan dinner while stopping to smell the roses! Here you'll find 10 easy-to-find (or grow) edible flowers to spice up your cooking game.
Edible flowers are becoming very popular, and these flowers are at the top of the list. Let's smell the flowers together, and I'll share the best ones I've tried with you.
Learn about Oregon's natural wild mushrooms and truffles. Learn about their seasons and environments and how to collect them to be used in your food.
Edible insects are a nutritious food. Farming insects has environmental benefits and will likely become increasingly important as the Earth's population increases.