Monthly Archives: April 2012

Coprinopsis picacea found in April

I surprisingly found these medium-sized mushrooms today. The flavor is very complex (nothing like what most people have experienced), w/the caps tasting like a paste used to flavor food (like a paste with numerous ingredients). Very facinating. Ho… Continue reading

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Sally Rhubarb (Japanese Knotweed) Cake

This is my 1st time fully enjoying sally rhubarb. My sister-in-law loved it so much, that she’s going to make it w/in the next several days (with substitutions if she doesn’t want to get some sally rhubarb). This cake can be made with rhubarb as a… Continue reading

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Wonderful Garlic-Mustard Scrambled Eggs II

After posting to http://foraging.posterous.com about garlic mustard, I read an article by Zaac Chaves called:”A Fungible Relationship: The Trouble with Selling Wild Mushrooms”. Interestingly, this mushroom article’s one photo was of ramps being so… Continue reading

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Wonderful Garlic-Mustard Scrambled Eggs

With many eggs on hand, fresh from my step mother-in-law, along with lots of garlic mustard greens, I decided to add chopped garlic mustard greens to scrambled eggs. I used the leaves from the stalk, which I think are milder & slightly sweet to ba… Continue reading

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Amaranth in amaranth recipe I just made today

This is a very simple and very nutritious recipe if you have what’s needed. Note that many people believe there’s nothing useful about amaranth stalks for edibility, and pounds of these stalks are left behind in the wild or garden. But, I’ve found… Continue reading

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Story of morel hunting, a farmer’s carrots, and March agarics.

A ~Couple Weeks Ago:Inspired to look for morels, I set out to find them in an apple orchard that was neither old, nor chemical free, nor at a time they are being reported in Connecticut. Note, morels can be found near old apple trees in CT, howeve… Continue reading

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